An East Rome resident was being held in the Floyd County Jail on Sat-urday without bond after assaulting a woman at a home on Hull Avenue early Saturday morning, reports stated.
According to Floyd County Jail reports:
Xavier Cortez Cheeks, 30, of 904 Maple Avenue, was arrested near the intersection of Crane Street and East Thirteenth Street just before 3 a.m. Saturday.
Cheeks is accused of putting his hands around the throat of a 24-year-old woman during an assault at a home on Hull Avenue. When police arrived, Cheeks attempted to flee but was caught a couple of blocks away.
Cheeks was charged with felony aggravated assault and misdemeanors for simple battery and obstruction.