Aggravated Battery Suspect Arrested

A 27-year-old northwest Florida man suspected of beating, choking, and pistol-whipping his girlfriend has been arrested.

Okaloosa County Sheriff's investigators took Vincente Singleterry into custody shortly before midnight Sunday night at an apartment in Fort Walton Beach.

He's charged with failure-to-appear on original charges of burglary and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

Deputies had been searching for Singleterry since August 25th in connection with an attack on his 24-year-old girlfriend.