A Salina man was arrested Tuesday for allegedly choking his girlfriend, according to Sgt. Gary Hanus of the Salina Police Department.

Darion L. Mitchell Jr., 22, of Salina, was arrested on recommended charges of felony aggravated domestic battery and misdemeanor domestic battery.

Mitchell allegedly choked his girlfriend just after 12:30 a.m. Nov 16 at a residence in the 500 block of Charles, grabbing her by the neck and impeding her breathing, Hanus said. The victim also had swelling and bruising to her face, he said.