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Man arrested for choking roommate with a belt

Carl Wilson (Source: Lowndes Co. Sheriff) Carl Wilson (Source: Lowndes Co. Sheriff)
VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) -

About 9:30 Sunday night, Valdosta Police officers were called to the 2400 block of University Drive, to a domestic disturbance.

911 operators were told that a man was being strangled with a belt.

The victim told police officers that he had been involved in a dispute with his roommate, and said that the roommate, Carl Wilson, began strangling him with a belt.

As officers on scene continued investigating the report, a description of Wilson and his vehicle was sent to other officers through a local lookout.

They found him at a previous address and took him to jail.

"The Valdosta Police Department commends the officers who responded to this incident and did not stop until a potentially violent offender was arrested," said VPD Lieutenant Adam Bembry.

Wilson will be charged with felony Aggravated Assault.

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