WASHINGTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - The Washington County Sheriff's Office says it responded to a call Sunday morning in regard to a woman reporting her boyfriend had beaten her throughout the night.
According to the press release, "As deputies arrived at the home, 45-year-old Scotty Dupree, barricaded himself inside the residence."
Officials say the WCSO SWAT team located Dupree hiding in a bedroom under a blanket. He was then arrested and charged with felony battery by strangulation, aggravated felony battery causing bodily harm, and false imprisonment.
They say the victim was transported to a local hospital.
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