Police: Man choked woman, held her in bedroom

Posted at 9:04 AM, Sep 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-12 09:04:48-04

A Tonawanda man is accused of choking a woman and pushing her into a bedroom during a domestic incident early Sunday morning.

City of Tonawanda Police charged 31-year-old Nicholas Mombrea with unlawful imprisonment, menacing, harassment and possession of marijuana.  They say he choked the woman and prevented her from leaving a bedroom in an apartment on Young Street.

She was able to call 911.  When police arrived, they found a bag of marijuana in Mombrea's back pocket.  He'll answer to those charges in court.