DEFUNIAK SPRINGS — A 35-year-old man was arrested after grabbing his wife by the throat and pushing her to the floor.

According to the Walton County Sheriff’s Office, the incident between the husband and wife happened at a home in DeFuniak Springs on Oct. 8. Deputies responded and spoke with the victim and noted a long abrasion on the right side of her neck.

The man was charged with battery domestic violence causing great bodily harm, a misdemeanor.

It was not immediately known what prompted the confrontation.