A woman has been treated for bruises to her face, head and neck after her husband attempted to choke her having just woken from a dream convinced she had cheated on him.
According to police the 49-year-old father from Pennsylvania had gone to bed drunk before waking the next day believing his wife to have been unfaithful.
During the attack he choked and threatened to kill his wife before his daughter tried to intervene. The teen attempted to call the police, but she was then attacked and ran from the house.
Police say she got help from her neighbours, who restrained the man until authorities arrived.
The man is being held on attempted murder and other charges.