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Police arrest Paris man accused of choking girlfriend

Jonathan Matthew Rushing

Jonathan Matthew Rushing

When Paris police responded to a report of a disturbance Wednesday in the 1900 block of West Shiloh Street, a woman told officers her boyfriend grabbed her around the neck and held her so tight that she could not breathe.

Jonathan Matthew Rushing, 23, of Paris was arrested, charged with assault, and transferred to the Lamar County Jail, police department spokesman Curtis Garrett said.

Paris police officers responded to 84 calls on Wednesday, resulting in the arrests of eight individuals.

By Charles Richards, eParisExtra

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