Man held after assaulting girlfriend, strangling mother

John A. Walker Age: 20 Franklin, Tennessee

John A. Walker
Age: 20
Franklin, Tennessee

A Franklin man remains jailed after assaulting his girlfriend, and her mother who tried to intervene. At 4:25 this morning, officers were summoned to a home in the Fieldstone Farms Subdivision after the suspect, John Walker, assaulted the two women, 21 and 53. Walker grabbed the mother by the neck and began choking her after she came to the aid of her daughter, whom Walker was also assaulting.

Walker fled the scene prior to officers arriving. Officers located him in the subdivision and behind the wheel, and determined that he was impaired. Walker, charged with Domestic Assault, Aggravated Assault, Vandalism, and DUI is being held on a $28,000 bond. He is due in court 11/17/2016 at 1:00 pm.

Visit the Franklin Police Department’s website for information on how to get help and protection from domestic violence.
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