A MAN from Worcestershire has been charged with a multitude of offences by police.

Matthew Lavelle, of no fixed abode, has been charged with several  offences following an investigation by the North Worcestershire Neighbourhood Crime Fighting Team.

The 41-year-old has been charged with the following offences:

- Engaging in controlling and coercive behaviour

- Assault occasioning actual bodily harm

- Intentional strangulation

- Intentional suffocation

- Threat to kill

- Intimidating a witness

- Criminal damage (two counts)

- Assault by beating

He has been remanded to appear at Worcester Crown Court on 7 May.