POSTED: Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 6:47pm
UPDATED: Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 6:49pm
EL PASO — El Paso Sheriff’s deputies arrested Javier Rivera, 45, for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.
According to investigators, Rivera was arguing with the woman as they were riding in a car when Rivera pulled over and beat her.
Deputies said Rivera then drove the woman to his house and would not let her leave.
Eventually the woman found a way to call for help. She is expected to be okay.
Rivera is charged with unlawful restraint, assault causing bodily injury and interfering with an emergency telephone call.