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Florissant Man Charged After Assaulting Girlfriend Along I-370

Police said he struck the woman repeatedly and pulled her by the hair.

A Florissant man faces criminal charges in St. Peters after police said he assaulted his girlfriend on the shoulder of Interstate 370 Sept. 19.

Timothy A. Nettles, 20, of the 800 block of Madison Lane in Florissant, was charged Sept. 19 with second-degree domestic assault.

St. Peters Police said the couple was stopped along Interstate 370 at Salt River Road when Nettles pinned the woman down and struck her repeatedly in the face and arm and pulled her by her hair.

Bail for Nettles was set at $20,000, cash only.

For more crime information on Florissant Patch, see the following articles:

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stacey September 29, 2012 at 11:49 PM
NO real man, regardless of their color, religion, etnic background would EVER hit a woman, muchless all this!! Ridiculous!!!!!! Society is sooo twisted and somehow we are experiencing MORE of this nonsence since the whole Chris Brown & Rihanna thing happened!! We have put him and other celebrities on a pedestal after being given a "free pass" by our judicial system. NOW without ANY anger management or therapy their released to strike again, except this time, it may be worse!!!! The anger this men and some women have does NOT just go away in a day, week, or year!!! This takes TONS of therapy and real life punishments to even come close to "fixing". They should be treated as a Sex Offendar and be watched as well!! NO EXCUSE FOR ABUSE ON ANYONE!!!
Joe Scott September 30, 2012 at 05:09 AM
Let's keep the language clean AND free of racial comments. One comment has been removed for this.
E. Holloway September 30, 2012 at 04:55 PM
No voiced concern for the plight of the female victim? Only worried about clean language and your perception of racial comments? Sorry if I offended your sensitivities Mr. Scott. How about this? What a shame it is that little boys like Timothy A. Nettles find it necessary to assert their manhood by assaulting defenseless women. Oh, and very well said Stacey.
Joe Scott September 30, 2012 at 09:50 PM
Our terms of service: http://florissant.patch.com/search?keywords=terms+of+service
E. Holloway October 01, 2012 at 05:19 PM
Got it!

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