Editors Note: This article as been updated with the correction that the suspect was released on bail.
EAST STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police say they have arrested and charged a man after he was found “violently assaulting” his girlfriend in a Monroe County home.
According to the Pocono Township Police Department, on Thursday around 2:30 a.m. officers were alerted to a disturbance that occurred at a home on Beechwood Lane in East Stroudsburg.
Investigators say a 24-year-old woman had been “violently assaulted” and strangled by her boyfriend while inside the home.
The man was identified as 36-year-old Jermaine R. Graham of East Stroudburg and he was placed into custody around 5:00 a.m.
Graham was released on $1,000 cash bail from the Monroe County Correctional Facility.
Police are charging Graham with aggravated assault, strangulation, simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, and harassment.