New tattoo leads man to choke his girlfriend

WICHITA, Kansas – A new tattoo led a 31-year-old man to attack his 24-year-old girlfriend.

It happened around 7:15 p.m. Wednesday in the 4011 block of East Dunham.

Police say the man got into an argument with his girlfriend over a new tattoo.

He then took his t-shirt and wrapped it around her neck and began to choke her.

“He also hit her several times. The victim has a medical history that causes her to have some seizures. It appears that she had a couple of seizures when he did this,” said Lt. Doug Nolte, Wichita Police Department.

The woman was able to call 911.

Police arrived and the the man was arrested for aggravated battery and unlawful restraint. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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