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A man is facing assault charges, accused of choking his girlfriend using his dreadlocks in Southeast Portland. Portland police report that 32-year-old Caleb Grotberg is facing counts of second-degree kidnapping, second-degree attempted assault, fourth-degree assault, menacing and domestic violence. Jan. 7, 2012.
A man is accused of using his dreadlocks to choke his girlfriend early Monday morning.

Caleb Grotberg, 32, faces counts of second-degree kidnapping, second-degree attempted assault, fourth-degree assault, menacing and domestic violence.

According to Portland police, officers responded to a domestic violence report at a residence in the 3200 block of Southeast 22nd Avenue at about 2:30 a.m. A woman told officers that her boyfriend, Grotberg, had assaulted her, and then choked her with his dreadlocks. Officers searched the neighborhood and located Grotberg, taking him into custody.

He was booked into the Multnomah County Jail and will be arraigned Tuesday.