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Man charged with domestic battery
MATTOON -- A man faces charges of domestic battery. Police say 54-year old Rickey Abrams battered a woman and tried choking her with her purse straps. He was arrested Wednesday, about 6:30 pm, in the 1100-block of Richmond Avenue.