By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police have arrested a homeless woman who was caught on camera attacking a teenager in Queens.

The woman allegedly walked up behind a 16-year-old girl and put her in a chokehold while she was eating at a restaurant in Astoria on Monday.

The woman walked away after a passerby got involved. The girl was left with bruising on her neck.

Police arrested 36-year-old Minerva Martinez on Saturday and charged her with strangulation.

CBSNewYork Team