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Iowa man is behind bars after violating a protective order and assaulting his girlfriend

Des Moines County, IOWA – According to the police officials, this unfortunate incident occurred on Sept. 8, around 11:45 a.m.

It happened in the 11000 block of Beaverdale Road in Burlington.

Des Moines County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a domestic assault.

When the deputies arrived on scene, they discovered that the 38-year-old suspect assaulted his girlfriend.

His name is Stephen Clark Houghton and he was arrested and charged with serious domestic abuse assault and violation of a protective order.

The 38-year-old man was transported to the Des Moines County Jail and held without bond.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available. 

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