Man arrested, accused of strangling 14-year-old girl

A Hall County man has been arrested after deputies said he attacked a teenage girl.

Charles Warren Bentley, 46, was charged with aggravated assault and child cruelty.

Deputies responded Saturday to a home on Hardy Drive.

The Hall County Sheriff’s Office said Bentley strangled a 14-year-old girl with whom he was acquainted.

Bentley was booked into the Hall County Jail and was being held Monday without bond.