Herbert Clark Buchanan, 54 of Rome, was arrested this week after he was accused of allegedly attempting to murder another man.

Reports stated that Buchanan placed his hands around the throat of the victim with enough force to make him stop breathing.

Reports went on to say that Buchanan then shoved the victim’s head against the floor and walls, leaving  sizable knots on the back of the victim’s head.

The alleged incident occurred at a home on Hatfield Road back on September r16 of this year.

Buchanan is charged with battery and aggravated assault.