A Wichita Falls man will spend 45 years in Prison for assaulting his girlfriend.
Anthony Bernard Wingfield was found guilty of Assault Family Violence With a Prior Conviction. The 49-year-old was sentenced in 46th Judicial District Court Wednesday night.
Authorities said Wingfield's girlfriend approached a Vernon police corporal at a Taylor's Truck stop back in June 2013. Her eye was extremely swollen and she told the officer that Windfield had assaulted her. He claimed that he acted in self defense.