A 44-year-old Montana woman got into a drunken fight with another woman while inside a vehicle, which led to the suspect strangling the victim, police said.
On Nov. 27, police said they responded to a call regarding a fight between two women inside a white SUV. According to dispatcher, the victim is the one that called 911 and reported the fight between her and the suspect, the Independent Record stated.
Once at the scene, police said they found the vehicle and saw two women fighting.
According to the victim, she said she was hit multiple times and had experienced difficulty breathing when the suspect, identified as 44-year-old Lisa Nicole Gransbery, put her hand on her throat during the fight.
Officials said the victim tried to get out of the vehicle, but Gransbery pulled her back into the vehicle by her hair and would not let her leave. The victim had injuries that were consistent with being attacked.
Investigators did not say what caused the fight to start.
According to authorities, Gransbery stated she had been drinking alcohol that night and police found an alcohol container in the vehicle.
Gransbery was arrested and charged with felony strangulation of a partner or family member, misdemeanor partner or family member assault and misdemeanor unlawful restraint, the Independent Record reported.
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