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Correction Officer Charged With Strangulation, Obstruction Of Breathing

Details Not Immediately Released On Allegations Against Kelvin Rush
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A New York City correction officer was facing multiple charges Sunday, including strangulation and criminal obstruction of breathing.

Officer Kelvin Rush, 39, was arrested just before 4 a.m. Sunday in the 106th Precinct, in the Jamaica section of Queens.

He was charged with strangulation, assault, criminal obstruction of breathing, and harassment, police said.

Further information on the allegations was not immediately available.

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