Police: Man choked woman until she was unconscious

Police: Man also struck woman

Categories: News, Schenectady County

SCHENECTADY — A man has been arrested on charges that accuse him of choking a woman to the point of unconsciousness last weekend, authorities said.

Lewis Hilts, 56, address unavailable, was charged with one count of second-degree strangulation, a felony, along with third-degree assault, a misdemeanor.

He is accused of choking the woman Sunday afternoon at a McClyman Street address. She was treated at the scene and taken to Ellis Hospital, according to court documents.

The man also allegedly hit her, according to court documents.


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