MATTOON, IL -(Effingham Radio)- A 35 year old man is facing aggravated battery charges following a domestic dispute.
According to Mattoon Police, Michael Arthur, 35, of Mattoon was in a domestic dispute when he allegedly choked a 5 year girl.
The incident occurred between April 20-22, and following the arrest Arthur was placed in jail on April 27th.
The Coles County States Attorney’s, Brian Bower, was contacted earlier today for further comment, however there was not an immediate response.
We will continue to update this story as it develops.