On October 14, 2019, at approximately 10:00 p.m., a 40-year-old Terre Haute man was arrested on battery charges.

Philip M. Reed, age 40, of Terre Haute, was arrested and charged with Domestic Battery, a Class 6 Felony.   

An investigation conducted by Master Trooper Todd Brown revealed that Reed had battered a female in a Vigo County residence that the two shared. 

The female allegedly had been battered several times throughout the night by Reed.

The female was finally able to get away, drove to a local gas station, and called for help. 

After interviewing Reed, he was taken into custody and transported to the Vigo County jail where he is currently being held without bond.