Durante Jamal Shoemake, 29 of Marietta, was arrested this week after reports said he punched a 16 year-old female in the stomach multiple times. 

Police went on to say that he placed the victim in a chokehold causing her to be unable to breathe.  He proceeded to drag the victim and refused to release her until he heard police called.

He is also accused of trespassing on property before stealing the victim’s cellphone.

The incident occurred at 2303 Calhoun Road.

Shoemake is charged with aggravated assault, battery, theft by taking and criminal trespass.