The woman who told police that Cleveland Browns offensive line coach Andy Moeller assaulted her said Moeller tried to "strangle" her, according to a 911 call released by Berea, Ohio, police.
A man, she said, "just tried to strangle me and beat me up and I'm leaving the premises and I've got to get out of here quickly," the woman said on the call.
The woman's voice shook continually throughout the 5 minute, 21 second call. She said she was walking away from Moeller's home while she was talking to the 911 operator.
Asked whether Moeller had ever been violent with her in the past, the woman answered, "I hate to say that, but, yeah, sure."
"I hate to do this to him," she said, "but I'm glad I made it out of there in time."
The woman said the argument began when she was on the phone talking to her son and Moeller told her "to shut up."
She said she was from Maryland and was visiting Moeller because he was "my fiancé."
"Not anymore, though," she said.
She said she left the home with her suitcase and expressed concern she had missed the last flight back to Maryland.
"I kept telling him to stop and not to hurt me," she said. "I kept saying stop. At least I got out of the house."
A police report said the call came in at 9:06 p.m. on Saturday. She called police about midnight saying she wanted to file charges, then again at 7:55 a.m. Sunday saying she didn't.
The Berea prosecutor is reviewing evidence and will decide in a few days whether Moeller will be charged.
"Everything about the incident is troubling," Browns coach Mike Pettine said Wednesday. "The allegations, all the information that's available, it is disturbing. However we are not going to comment any further. It's an ongoing investigation. There's a process that we've established internally how we're going to handle any conduct issue, and we're going to stick to it."
The Browns suspended Moeller indefinitely on Monday, a day after the suspension of general manager Ray Farmer began. Farmer was suspended by the NFL for the first four weeks of this season for violating the league's rule against the use of electronic devices during games (he was texting). Bill Kuharich is overseeing the Browns' player personnel department during Farmer's absence. He is the Browns' executive chief of staff.
In 2011, while working as the Baltimore Ravens' offensive line coach, Moeller was suspended two games for violating the league's personal conduct policy and fined $47,000 by the NFL. That suspension stemmed from Moeller's being found guilty of driving while impaired by alcohol. It was his third alcohol-related arrest in a four-year span.
Assistant offensive line coach George DeLeone has taken over the offensive line in Moeller's absence.
Information from ESPN.com Ravens reporter Jamison Hensley was used in this report.