Mattoon police arrest man for domestic battery

MATTOON - A Mattoon man has been arrested after allegedly striking and choking a woman.

According to Mattoon police, Michael Eagins, 42, was arrested in the 800 block of West Park Plaza Monday evening.  Eagins faces a preliminary charge of Domestic Battery for allegedly hitting and choking a woman.  Minor injuries were reported.

Eagins was taken to the Coles County Jail.  Mattoon police are still investigating this incident.

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