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Charges filed in Schenectady in alleged choking

Charges filed in Schenectady in alleged choking

A city man faces charges of trying to choke a woman, authorities said.

A city man faces charges of trying to choke a woman, authorities said.

Yugene A. Lafayette, 23, of Grove Place, is accused of applying pressure to the woman’s neck Saturday.

He is also accused of violating an order of protection issued in July.

Lafayette faces one count each of first-degree criminal contempt, a felony, and criminal obstruction of breathing, a misdemeanor.

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