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Court Records: Iowa Police Officer Choked Victim

Posted at: 01/30/2013 2:50 PM
Updated at: 01/30/2013 3:00 PM

CHARLES CITY, Iowa (AP) - Court records say a police officer in northern Iowa choked a victim.
    
The Mason City Globe Gazette (http://bit.ly/XJSMLw) reports James Gray Jr. is accused of child endangerment in connection with a Thursday incident. He was arrested Friday.
    
Floyd County District Court records say Gray threw his victim onto a bed and choked him, leaving a red mark on the victim's neck and under his left eye. It's unclear the victim's age or how Gray knows him.
    
The 43-year-old Gray is a Nora Springs police officer and was off duty at the time. He is being held at the Floyd County Jail on $5,000 bond. A preliminary hearing is set for early February.
    
No decision has been made about Gray's employment status. Online records do not list an attorney for him.
   
Information from: Globe Gazette, http://www.globegazette.com/

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