Man arrested after breaking into ex-girlfriend’s home and choking her

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — A man was arrested after breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s home and choking her Wednesday afternoon, according to police.

Police said the incident happened around 12:45 p.m. in the 4600-block of Galley Road. The suspect, Darius Grant, forced his way into his ex-girlfriend’s home and confronted her. A struggle ensued, and Grant choked the victim, according to police. The victim defended herself with a knife, stabbing Grant once in the torso.

Police said Grant and the victim were taken to separate hospitals. After being treated for shallow knife wounds, Grant was released from the hospital and arrested on first-degree burglary charges.

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