Not guilty pleas today in Fairbanks Superior Court from a man charged with beating his girlfriend.
Kwame Forks is charged with 2nd Degree Felony Assault, after allegedly hitting and choking his girlfriend late last month.
According to Fairbanks police, the woman was sent to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and then to Anchorage for her injuries.
In the charging documents, the woman describes Forks choking her three different times, and also dragging her by the hair.
The case is set to go to trial in the middle of January.