An Erie man is in prison for allegedly trying to strangle a woman during a domestic argument.
49-year-old Richard Rieger is facing one felony count of strangulation and one count of simple assault. Police responded to the call in the 1100 block of West 5th Street shortly after midnight Saturday. They were told that Rieger may have attempted to strangle the woman for up to two minutes.
They also reported two injuries that Rieger received, but the woman has not been charged.