Man charged in felony assault case

A 52-year-old Tolar-area man used his hands to choke his girlfriend and also slammed her head on the ground June 12 during an argument in the 7800 block of Paluxy Highway and was arrested by Sheriff’s Office deputies. Randy Robert Gross was charged with two felony assault counts, Lieutenant Johnny Rose said. The woman was in fair condition at Lake Granbury Medical Center where she was treated for bruises and abrasions before being released hours later, Rose stated.