A man was arrested after he allegedly assaulted a woman inside her home then punched an officer who responded to the scene.
The incident began on Saturday when Gency Cazeres-Mendez, 25, arrived to the victim's home after recently returning to the country.
The victim reported she told him not to come over, but allowed him to come inside and get a few things before leaving.
She said shortly after he gathered his things, Cazeres-Mendez refused to leave and allegedly assaulted the woman as she tried to call police, shattering her phone on the ground and strangling her neck.
He left only to return minutes later. The victim and her two children, who witnessed the incident, locked themselves into another bedroom.
Cazeres-Mendez reportedly kicked the door in and threw a beer can at the woman.
Police then arrived, who said Cazerez-Mendes jumped out of a window and ran.
One police caught up with him, they said he pulled his hands away multiple times, punched an officer in the face and later spit on him once in custody.
The victim, who had an order of protection against Cazerez-Mendes, had a visible hand print on her neck and a mark on her arm from the can.
He now faces 11 charges, including two counts of aggravated assault, interference with a 911 call, vandalism and assault on an officer.
His bond is set at $100,000.