Texas man accused of threatening girlfriend with dumbbell, knife

Credit: Bexar County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Bexar County Sheriff's Office

A Texas man is accused of choking his girlfriend and threatening to kill her with a 10-pound dumbbell and a knife, KSAT reported.

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David Hall, 42, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, assault by choking or strangulation and evading arrest with a vehicle, according to an arrest affidavit filed by the Bexar County Sheriff's Office.

The victim told investigators that she got into an argument with Hall, who she said was her boyfriend, KSAT reported. According to the victim, Hall wanted her to unlock her phone so he could look through it, according to the arrest affidavit.

When she refused, Hall allegedly became "enraged" and grabbed the woman by the throat, the television station reported.

According to the arrest affidavit, Hall grabbed a knife but then picked up the dumbbell, saying "this would be faster."

When the victim called police, Hall fled on a motorcycle, KSAT reported.

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