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Yorktown Teen Charged After Choking Victim, Police Say

A Yorktown teen was arrested and charged with choking someone.
A Yorktown teen was arrested and charged with choking someone. Photo Credit: File

YORKTOWN, N.Y. -- An 18-year-old Yorktown resident, whose name is being withheld, was arrested Wednesday after he choked someone during a domestic incident.

The teen was charged with Attempted Criminal Obstruction of Breathing, a Class B misdemeanor. Police say he placed his arms and hands around a victim's throat, attempting to impede breathing.

He was arrested at the scene and transported back for processing. He was released on his recognizance and is due back in court on June 22. A temporary order of protection was also issued.

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