A 20-year-old UCLA student was behind bars today, jailed in lieu of $100,000 bail after his arrest for allegedly trying to strangle a woman following a party at the Theta Chi fraternity house, campus police said.
Police responded around 2:30 a.m. Friday to a call about an aggravated assault, which turned out to be the suspect choking the victim at the fraternity house in the 600 block of Gayley Avenue, just west of the UCLA, campus police said.
Paul Meyer was arrested at the fraternity house without incident for suspicion of attempted murder, campus police said.
The victim, a female UCLA student, was treated and released at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, campus police said.
Meyer was booked by campus police around 8:15 p.m. Friday and was jailed at the Inmate Reception Center on Bauchet Street near downtown Los Angeles at 1:26 a.m., according to sheriff’s online jail records.
He was due in court on Tuesday at the Airport Courthouse at 11701 S. La Cienega Blvd., according to jail records.