Man charged with aggravated assault

September 26, 2019–7:50 a.m.


A 46-year old Rome man has been arrested after allegedly placing another man in a chokehold.

According to the arrest warrant, the incident occurred on Sunday at a location on Shorter Avenue.

Corey Laron Scott of a Shorter Avenue address allegedly wrapped his arms around the victim’s neck and applied pressure to the man’s throat.

Scott turned himself in at the Floyd County Jail on Tuesday.

He is charged with aggravated assault, and a probation violation.

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