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Gift Wrapping Event Turns Physical, Bloomington Man Arrested

Last updated on Thursday, December 19, 2013

(BLOOMINGTON) - Bloomington Police arrested 37-year-old Benjamin Koch Monday night after being called to a home in the 1300 block of West 12th Street.

Police says Koch and a woman, who were both drinking and wrapping presents, got into an argument that turned physical.

The woman told police, Koch strangled her in front of a 5-year-old boy.

He was arrested on charges of battery and strangulation. He was also wanted on a warrant for a probation violation.

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