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Newport News man arrested, charged with strangling girlfriend

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Posted at 12:30 PM, Jul 14, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-14 12:47:07-04

Newport News, Va. – A man was arrested over the weekend and charged with strangling his girlfriend, police tell NewsChannel 3.

On July 13, 2014, at approximately 7:00 p.m., 47-year-old Dung Tran of the 5900 block of Wickham Avenue was involved in a domestic argument that turned physical, according to police.

Tran strangled his 34-year-old girlfriend and pushed her against the wall before leaving her residence on Maple Avenue with their 3-year-old son.

Dung Tran was arrested at his home and charged with strangulation of another and assault on a family member, police say.