Authorities responded to a call from a man who said his live-in girlfriend had assaulted him. the report said the woman -- identified as 21-year-old katie pitchford – had become “enraged” during an argument. the alleged victim told the officers that pitchford had struck him “with her fists and scratched the left side of his face.”
an arrest affidavit said the man’s face was bloodied and had visible bruising. the man reportedly told officers that pitchford had grabbed him “by his b---s and squeezed them until they bled.” he told officers that after pitchford choked him until he couldn’t breathe, he managed to wrestle her away and call police, the affidavit reportedly said.
pitchford was arrested for battery and accused of violating her probation. in the back of the patrol car, pitchford reportedly asked to talk to the victim so she could apologize.