POCONO TOWNSHIP, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police are charging a man after they say he strangled a woman inside a hotel room.

According to the Pocono Township Police Department, on November 6 around 11:40 a.m. officers responded to the Days Inn for a disturbance.

Officers said they spoke with the victim who had visible injuries to her neck and body. The victim told police she had a physical argument with a man identified as, 26-year-old, Kevin Lamond.

Lamond was placed under arrest and taken to Monroe County Correctional Facility.

Charges of strangulation, simple assault, harassment, and public drunkenness are pending at this time.