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Md. man arrested after alleged assault with couch

Friday - 4/27/2012, 7:12am  ET

WALDORF, Md. - Authorities say a Waldorf man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a woman and then throwing a couch on her.

The Charles County Sheriff's Office says 42-year-old Gregory Derrell Lea was charged with assault and theft Wednesday. Authorities say Lea and the 27-year-old victim were arguing when Lea punched the victim, kicked and choked her and then threw a couch on top of her.

Officials were called to the scene in the 2400 block of Lake Drive about 12:30 a.m. Authorities say Lea fled the apartment in the victim's car and was later arrested at a nearby store.

The victim was treated for minor injuries.


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