A 39-year-old Helena man is accused of strangling his partner multiple times.
Shane Matthew Kroll is being charged with two felony counts of strangulation of a partner or family member and one misdemeanor count of partner or family member assault.
On Thursday, officers responded to a report of a woman who had been assaulted. The victim said Kroll had strangled her multiple times. A witness reported seeing the victim on the ground being strangled by Kroll.
Kroll denied assaulting the victim. He was taken into custody at the Lewis and Clark County Detention Center.
All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty.