MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A University of Minnesota professor has been charged with domestic assault.

Aaron Doering, 47, is being held at Hennepin County Jail, accused of violently attacking a woman during an argument Wednesday night in Minneapolis.

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In the criminal complaint, the woman told authorities Doering dragged her by her hair, beat, and choked her.

She also alleges this was not the first time.

A spokesperson for the university told WCCO Doering’s employment status with the school has not changed, that they are aware of the situation and will be reviewing the matter.

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Doering made his first appearance in court Friday and bail was set at $30,000 without conditions or $5,000 with conditions, which include no contact with the woman, no use of alcohol or non-prescribed medication, random testing, no possession of firearms and domestic abuse no contact order.

As of Friday night, Doering was released from custody.

The judge also ordered Doering to obtain a mental health evaluation.

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Doering’s next court appearance is Jan. 23.