Re­port of chok­ing leads to ar­rest

The Intelligencer (Belleville) - - NEWS -

A 41- year- old city man has been charged af­ter his sis­ter re­ported he had choked her.

The man’s ar­rest came Wednesday morn­ing when po­lice were called to an east end res­i­dence and a woman claimed her brother had choked her caus­ing mi­nor, non life- threat­en­ing in­juries.

The man was gone when po­lice ar­rived the home just be­fore 7: 30 a. m. but re­turned later and, upon in­ves­ti­ga­tion, was ar­rested and charged with as­sault caus­ing bod­ily harm.

The man, whose name is not be­ing re­leased to pro­tect the iden­tity of his sis­ter, was taken into po­lice cus­tody and is be­ing held un­til a court date later this week.

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