FORT WORTH, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The father of ‘Affluenza Teen’ Ethan Couch, Fred Couch was arrested in July for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend.

The 53-year-old is accused of choking Brandy Gober with his hands, according to a court document.

Couch has since bonded out.

Fred Couch, 53 (credit: Tarrant County Jail)