FALMOUTH — A Mashpee man was ordered held on $1,000 bail Friday after pleading not guilty in Falmouth District Court to charges of domestic assault and battery, and strangulation.

After an argument, Ryan Nevens, 37, allegedly knocked over the victim, who was sitting in a chair, and then followed her outside and strangled her for a few seconds, according to a police report.

Nevens is due back in court for a pretrial hearing May 24.