Man charged with strangulation

A local man was indicted on multiple felonies for allegedly choking a woman unconscious earlier this month.

A Washington County Grand Jury handed up the indictment against Travis M. Carr, 26, of Whitehall on Thursday.

Carr is accused of attacking a woman with whom he was acquainted at a home in Dresden on June 8. The victim was allegedly choked to the point of unconsciousness. She suffered neck injuries but they were not considered to be life threatening.

Carr was charged with strangulation, aggravated criminal contempt, and criminal contempt, all felonies. He was also charged with misdemeanor assault and criminal mischief.

He is being held in Washington County Jail.

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