Devin Lashawn Watts, 35 of Rome, was arrested this week after report said he attempted to choke a woman to death.

Reports said that Watts kicked the door in to the victim’s bedroom, flipped her out of bed and proceeded to choke her.

The victim’s daughter then proceeded to jump on the back of Watts in an effort to save the woman.

Watts is charged with aggravated assault and cruelty to children.