Sioux Falls Police say the suspect in the Wednesday morning incident involving a 17-year-old girl who was nearly pushed into Covell Lake has been arrested.  

Nineteen-year-old David Randale Junior was arrested around noon on Thursday. The charges against Randale include kidnapping and aggravated assault.

To recap, the incident took place around 1:30 Wednesday morning.  Randale allegedly hit his girlfriend outside her home several times and dragged her for about a block.

Also during the altercation, the girl was strangled and dragged to Covell Lake.