Johnny Lee Hilliard, 40 of Rome, was arrested this week after he allegedly attempted to kill a 33 year-old woman.

Police said that Hilliard placed his hands around the woman’s neck and attempted to choke her out.   He then proceeded to hit the victim in the face with his hands.

The incident occurred at a home on Highland Blvd.

Hilliard is charged with aggravated assault and battery.