Man arrested for allegedly choking woman, taking her phone during argument in Va. home

Gary Allen Anderson (Prince William County Police)

A 27-year-old man was arrested for allegedly choking a woman and taking her cell phone to prevent her from calling police during an argument inside of an apartment on Dec. 5 in Dumfries, Virginia.

Gary Allen Anderson has been charged with strangulation, assault and battery, and preventing the summoning of law enforcement, according to Prince William County Police.

The 27-year-old woman suffered minor injuries in the assault, police say.

Anderson got into an argument with the woman and grabbed her neck and choked her.

The incident took place in the 16600 block of Harwood Oaks Court.

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