Police: Girlfriend assaulted after complaining of man’s gas

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This Jan. 5, 2020 booking photo provided by the Wichita Falls, Texas, Police Department shows Christopher Ragsdale. Ragsdale was jailed Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 on an assault charge after police said he choked and headbutted his girlfriend after she complained about the smell of his flatulence. Police in the northern Texas city responded to a report that Ragsdale had assaulted his girlfriend, a probable cause affidavit said. (Wichita Falls Police Department via AP)


WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) — Police say a Texas man accused of choking and headbutting his girlfriend because she complained about the smell of his flatulence has been jailed on an assault charge.

Officers responded to a home in Wichita Falls, Texas, on Sunday afternoon following a report that Christopher Ragsdale had assaulted his girlfriend.

Police say in a probable cause affidavit that the woman said Ragsdale assaulted her after she told him his gas smelled horrible.

Ragsdale remains jailed Wednesday on a complaint of assault family violence.

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