Police: Domestic abuse caught on video chat leads to charges in Rochester

Damien Newman

Newman allegedly told the woman he was going to kill her and grabbed a knife.

Posted: Sep 17, 2018 1:20 PM

ROCHESTER, Minn. – A video chat has led to charges against a 27-year-old man.
Rochester Police responded to a domestic call around 11:10 a.m. Sunday after a person saw a female being hit while on a video chat.
The responding officer saw a female running and a male – later identified as Damien Newman – chasing after her.
Newman allegedly told the woman he was going to kill her and grabbed a knife.
Newman is facing charges of second-degree domestic assault, domestic assault strangulation, damage of property and terroristic threats.

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