A West Valley City man allegedly kidnapped his girlfriend and beat her until she was unconscious, according to charges filed against the man on Wednesday.
The 42-year-old was charged with aggravated kidnapping, a first-degree felony, and two counts of aggravated assault, respectively classified as a second-degree felony and a third-degree felony.
According to court documents, the man assaulted his girlfriend after she went to his residence to break up with him. He then kept her inside the house and refused to let her leave, court documents state. At one point, he allegedly strangled the woman after an attempted escape.