ITHACA, N.Y. -- An Ithaca teen was arrested after attempting to choke a police officer.
According to police, the officer responded to a report of kids spraying graffiti inside the Cayuga Street Parking Garage on Friday. After the officer arrived to the scene, the kids became hostile.
One of them tried choking the officer, but the officer was able to escape the choke hold. The teen tried to flee the scene, but was located by another responding officer.
Police said charges are pending.