Pensacola, FL (June 24, 2019) – Escambia County Police arrested 21-year-old Terrill Cook after he allegedly grabbed a woman by the throat because she refused to get into his vehicle.
The incident took place around 10 p.m. The female victim received a text message from Cook, who told her to come outside. The victim went outside to see what Cook wanted, which is when the two began engaging in a verbal altercation. The woman refused to get in his vehicle.
Cook then go out of his car and grabbed the woman by the throat with his right hand. The woman was able to get away from him, which is when she called 911 and Cook drove away.
A deputy found a small red mark on the side of the victim’s neck. A witness also observed Cook grabbing the victim by her neck.
Cook has since been booked into the ECSO Jail.
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