Man charged with choking pregnant girlfriend

James Reeves

James Reeves

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man is charged with choking his pregnant girlfriend in front of neighbors.

Witnesses say they saw 22-year-old James Reeves jump on a car belonging to his girlfriend.

They told police he was pulling her and choking her.

When police arrived, the woman told police she is six months pregnant and was having contractions.

Reeves was gone but returned and was taken into custody by police.

The condition of the victim and her pregnancy are not known because she took herself to the hospital.