Man chokes woman at Boardman Dairy Queen, reports say

Police arrested a Boardman man on a charge of domestic violence Wednesday.


A Boardman man was arrested on a charge of domestic violence after he put both hands around the neck of his significant other at the Dairy Queen on Market Street Wednesday after an argument about child custody.

Police were dispatched to Cadillac Drive regarding a male that was chasing a female down the street. When police arrived, they discovered Damond Brown, 20, of Boardman, walking behind the woman. He was placed in the back of the cruiser, police interviewed them individually, according to a report.

The two met at the Dairy Queen to discuss child custody when Brown became argumentative and broke the woman’s cell phone, police said. Brown walked away but then came back at her and choked her until a customer walked in; that’s when the woman fled, according to a report.

Brown was arrested, and the woman wrote a statement and signed charges. No visible marks were seen on the woman.

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