A woman from Southaven punched her girlfriend and tried to strangle her in a room at Super 8 hotel, police said.
Bay St. Louis police went to the hotel on U.S 90 near Drinkwater Drive in response to a domestic complaint Thursday morning, Police Chief Gary Ponthieux Jr. said in a news release Monday.
Officers learned that Kathryn Alisha Pugh, 45, and the woman she is dating had argued before Pugh assaulted her in a hotel room , Ponthieux said.
Police arrested Pugh on a charge of aggravated domestic assault. The charge is a felony.
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Police took Pugh to the Hancock County jail. She was released from jail Friday on a $25,000 bond.
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