New Hartford, NY (WIBX) - New Hartford Police arrested a Utica man following an altercation at the Sangertown Mall.
The victim told police was involved in a dispute with his ex-wife's boyfriend.

Police say 34-year old Michael Hammon grabbed the victim by the throat and threatened him.

The man said he was unable to breath for a short period of time and complained of pain to his throat.

Hammon was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and harassment.