Romulus man accused of assaulting, choking victim during domestic

Deputies say a 48-year-old Romulus man was arrested on assault charges following a domestic incident that took place on June 3rd.

Emerson J. Tohafjian, 48, was charged with third-degree assault, criminal obstruction of breathing, second-degree menacing, and fourth-degree criminal mischief following the investigation of a domestic incident.

He was arraigned in Fayette Town Court and remanded to the Seneca County Correctional Facility in lieu of $500 cash bail.

An order of protection was issued on behalf of the victim. The charges will be answered at a later date in Varick Town Court.

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