When police arrived, they found the woman with markings around her neck and arrested her husband.

An 80-year-old man from Devils Lake was arrested for aggravated assault Wednesday afternoon following an altercation with his 75-year-old wife outside of Pop’s Bar.

Police responded to a 911 call made at about 4:45 by the woman, who claimed that her husband was choking her and possibly trying to kill her. When police arrived, they found the woman with markings around her neck and arrested her husband.

The man, who has not been identified, is being held at Lake Region Law Enforcement Center pending formal charges.