MASON CITY | A Mason City man is accused of hitting, biting and strangling a known woman.
Shahzaib Bashir, 22, in charged with felony domestic abuse assault, impeding air/blood flow causing injury.
The incident occurred about 9:45 p.m. Nov. 23 on the 700 block of 11th Street Northeast.
According to court documents, Bashir allegedly slapped a known woman, bit one of her toes and placed his hands around her neck, attempting to strangle her.
Bashir has no prior domestic assault convictions.
A no contact order issued Tuesday. Bashir was released on his own recognizance.
A preliminary hearing is set for Dec. 8 in Cerro Gordo County District Court.
— Courtney Fiorini