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1 in critical condition after choking incident in Wyoming: police

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Posted at 9:19 AM, Nov 11, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-12 16:44:04-05

WYOMING, Mich. — A choking incident from earlier this week left a person in critical condition, according to the Wyoming Department of Public Safety.

Police say they were called to help on a medical call about 1:20 a.m. Wednesday in the 4700 block of Van Couver Avenue near Byron Center Avenue.

Their investigation showed someone had been choked and one person has been taken into custody.

The victim was transported to a local hospital.

The suspect has been charged with one count of assault by strangulation and one count for unlawfully driving away in a vehicle, authorities say.

The suspect's name is currently being withheld pending arraignment.

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