Woman arrested for battery, strangulation

By Herald Staff

HUNTINGBURG — A woman was arrested Tuesday for hitting and choking a person.

Chealsey Mattingly, 20, 408 N. Washington St., Huntingburg, was charged with strangulation, a Level 6 felony, and battery, a Class B misdemeanor.

Huntingburg Police were called Tuesday night to an apartment on Shelby Street in reference to a battery. After investigating, police reported that Mattingly punched the victim in the face. She also choked the victim by holding a sheathed knife to the victim’s throat to where the victim could not breathe, police reported.

Mattingly was lodged in the Dubois County Security Center.




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