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Man charged with attempting to strangle woman in domestic violence assault

A Pooley Place man faces multiple charges after he allegedly tried to strangle a woman in their residence in the 100 block just before midnight on Friday.

Maung M. Htoo, 47, had reportedly, punched, slapped and choked the woman while children were in the home. Htoo allegedly broke the woman’s cell phone when she tried to call the police.

He was charged by Buffalo police with second-degree strangulation, third-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal mischief, second-degree harassment, and endangering the welfare of a child.