Moriah man charged

A two-time felon from Moriah was jailed July 11 for allegedly hitting a woman with a flashlight and choking her unconscious, state police said.

Martin C. LaRock, 38, allegedly attacked the acquaintance while the two were at Jabe Pond in Hague on July 4, according to police.

The woman was hit in the mouth with the flashlight and suffered minor injuries, police said.

LaRock was charged with felony counts of second-degree assault and second-degree strangulation and a non-criminal count of harassment, police said.

LaRock was arraigned and sent to Warren County Jail without bail.

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