Norfolk man accused of domestic abuse, preventing woman from leaving home

NORFOLK, Neb. -- A Norfolk man is in custody after a domestic disturbance Monday afternoon.

Norfolk Police were called to a residence in the 200 block of Westridge Drive for an alleged disturbance between a man and a woman.

When officers arrived, they could hear a man yelling from inside the residence, according to a press release from Norfolk Police.

Officers say they made contact with 49-year-old Abraham F. Montalvo. Also present in the home were a woman and several children.

According to police reports, Montalvo took the woman's keys and purse and prevented her from leaving during the argument. A physical altercation also allegedly occurred in which Montalvo pushed the woman down and caused injury to the left side of her face and chin. Officers also interviewed children at the scene.

At the conclusion of the investigation, Montalvo was arrested for third degree domestic assault, false imprisonment, and tampering with a witness. He was housed in the Norfolk City Jail and later transferred to Madison County Jail