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Man Sought For Battery Apprehended By Sheriff’s Department

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Soulsbyville, CA — A Soulsbyville man is facing battery and DUI charges after a fight with his girlfriend Thursday night.

The Tuolumne County Sheriff´s Department says deputies responded to Oman Drive to a report of domestic abuse.

During the investigation deputies found a woman who says she was punched and choked by her boyfriend, who fled the scene before deputies arrived.

Reports indicate a description of the man was broadcast and Corporal Kelly Dickson stopped the vehicle near Tuolumne.

The man was arrested for felony domestic battery and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Written by Sabrina Sabbagh