Virginia man arrested after allegedly choking his girlfriend in Rodanthe

An 18-year-old man from Virginia faces a felony domestic violence count for allegedly choking his girlfriend during an altercation in Rodanthe.

Dare County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to Surf Side Drive around 1 a.m. Tuesday for a fight in progress.

Jonathan Thomas Blount of Hampton was held without bond after his arrest on a charge of felony domestic assault by strangulation.

Blount was scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.

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