Joseph Chavez, 27, of Colorado Springs, was arrested on suspicion of second-degree assault after police said he tried to strangle his girlfriend.
Chavez was booked into the El Paso County jail and held without bond, records show.
The victim told police Chavez allegedly tried to strangle her around 10:17 p.m. Monday, at an apartment on the 1300 block of Michelle Court, off East Fountain Boulevard.
Police interviewed witnesses who they said confirmed the statements made by the victim. Chavez into custody.