Gouverneur Man Grabbing Throat, Biting Nose Of Woman
A 24 year old Gouverneur man is accused of grabbing a woman by the throat and biting her nose.
Tyler King was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, second-degree strangulation, third-degree assault and criminal obstruction of breathing.
Village police said King grabbed the woman by the throat, bit her on the nose and when she tried to call for help, held his hand over the her mouth preventing her from breathing. The alleged victim had an order of protection against King.
King was arrested at a Sleepy Hollow Road home on April 20.
Police said the victim suffered lacerations to the nose and significant bruising to the face and neck and required medical attention.
King was initially held in the St. Lawrence County Jail in lieu of $5,000 bail or $10,000 bond.
The jail says he has since been released under probation supervision.