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Man chokes his girlfriend because she refused to give him a hug during vacation

By Mason White 12:26 PM November 22, 2015
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By: Mahesh Sarin
A man was arrested on a charge of assault after choking his girlfriend because she refused to give him a hug while they were on vacation, police in the United Kingdom said.

Now, 40-year-old Tom Johnson of Sheffield, has been sentenced to complete 200 hours of community service after pleading guilty to assault.

According to the police investigation, the incident unfolded when Johnson and Rebecca Milton, stayed at the Royal Ocean Racing Club in Knightsbridge.

Johnson woke up and asked Milton for a hug. She refused, and she requested an extra 10 minutes to sleep. After 10 minutes, he woke her up and asked again for a hug.

Johnson was rejected for a second time, and he became agitated and aggressive. He grabbed Milton by the neck and held her on the bed.

Milton suffered nail marks and heavy bruises on her arms.