PLATTSBURGH — A Plattsburgh man was charged Sunday with strangulation following a domestic incident.
Gary Tunnell, 45, had a fight with his girlfriend in which he placed her in a headlock until she passed out, Plattsburgh City Police said.
A 10-year-old child witnessed the incident, police said.
Tunnell was arrested at 11:20 p.m. on South Catherine Street in the City of Plattsburgh, according to a City Police blotter entry.
He was charged with second-degree strangulation with obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, a felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a misdemeanor.
Tunnell was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court and an order of protection was issued, police said.
He was remanded to the Clinton County Jail.
— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg