Man arrested in Manitou Springs after allegedly assaulting, strangling his mom


Police arrested a man who allegedly assaulted and strangled his mother Friday afternoon.

According to police, the victim called police to report a family disturbance in the area of Desert Wind Drive, near Issaquah Drive and Dublin Boulevard.

The victim told responding officers she had been assaulted and strangled by her son, who left the area with her car and credit card before police arrived.

The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries.

An arrest warrant was obtained for the suspect, later identified as 29-year-old Steven Thorne. Thorne was taken into custody in Manitou Springs on Saturday, Jan. 27 around 4 p.m.

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