WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WALA) - The Walton County Sheriff's Office said a man who allegedly choked the 'wrong' person is facing burglary and battery charges.
Deputies said on Sunday night, July 14, suspect David Lord was banging on the victim's door on Eagle Bay court. The victim's wife told deputies after her husband opened the door, the suspect started choking him.
After a scuffle the victim was able to get away, said officials.
They said that's when Lord said, "You are the wrong man," and ran off.
The victim was able to give a description of Lord and the vehicle he left in.
Deputies stopped Lord, and Lord told them he saw his girlfriend with a man she said she was cheating on him with and went to her house to work things out. Deputies said Lord told them he went to the wrong house, knocked on the wrong door, apologized and left.
Lord is charged with burglary of an occupied dwelling and simple battery.
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