Chatham man charged with assaulting girlfriend
A 31-year-old Chatham man is facing charges after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.
A verbal argument began between the man and his girlfriend early yesterday morning. The incident escalated into a physical altercation as the woman tried to leave his residence.
The woman was able to free herself and fled for safety.
Police say the man was arrested this morning and charged with forcible confinement and assault. He is in custody for a bail hearing.