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ST. PETERS •   A 26-year-old man is in custody after police say he used a cardboard roll of wrapping paper to choke his wife.

David Anderson Hampton Jr. was arrested after the incident on Christmas Day. It happened at the couple's home in the 300 block of Della Drive. 

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The woman told police she blacked out during the assault. It is not clear if she sought medical attention.

Anderson is charged with felony domestic assault. He is being held in the St. Charles County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash-only bail.

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