City man charged with strangulation

GLOVERSVILLE – A city man was arrested by city police on New Year’s Day after he threw a female victim to the floor and choked her, authorities said.

Matthew R. Tyler, 33, of 162 Bleecker St., Apartment 2, was charged with second-degree strangulation, a felony, and third-degree attempted assault, a misdemeanor.

Police said officers responded to a domestic dispute between a male and female. When they arrived, Tyler was walking out of the residence.

The victim said Tyler threw her to the floor and choked her, police said.

He was held for arraignment.