NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A New York state senator from the Bronx is accused of domestic abuse.
Police say Sen. Luis Sepúlveda attacked his estranged wife at their home early Tuesday morning.READ MORE: Akayed Ullah Faces Sentencing For 2017 Attempted Suicide Bombing At Times Square Subway Station
The 56-year-old senator later surrendered to police.READ MORE: New NYPD Unit To Patrol Times Square Will Be First Phase In Plan To Spur City's Economic Recovery
He was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing after he allegedly choked the woman.
Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt is now calling for Sepulveda to resign.MORE NEWS: Health Experts Worry COVID Vaccine Enthusiasm Is Falling, Many Are Ditching Masks Too Soon
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