Updated: August 22, 2017


A FLORENCE MAN IS BEHIND BARS TODAY AFTER HE ALLEGEDLY ASSAULTED, CHOKED AND DETAINED HIS GIRLFRIEND FOR SEVERAL DAYS.

ACCORDING TO THE TIMES DAILY, EDWARD. B ARMSTEAD, 50, OF FLORENCE, WAS ARRESTED ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE STRANGULATION/SUFFOCATION, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE INTERFERING WITH AN EMERGENCY CALL, FIRST DEGREE UNLAWFUL IMPRISONMENT AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE THIRD-DEGREE.

REPORTS INDICATED THAT ARMSTEAD KEPT HIS GIRLFRIEND DETAINED AND PHYSICALLY ABUSED HER FROM AUGUST 11 TO AUGUST 14. HE IS BEING HELD IN THE LAUDERDALE COUNTY DETENTION CENTER ON BAIL OF $8000.00