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Homeless Woman Arrested After Allegedly Putting Teenage Girl In Chokehold Outside Queens Restaurant

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Police have arrested a homeless woman who was caught on camera attacking a teenager in Queens.

The woman allegedly walked up behind a 16-year-old girl and put her in a chokehold while she was eating at a restaurant in Astoria on Monday.

The woman walked away after a passerby got involved. The girl was left with bruising on her neck.

Police arrested 36-year-old Minerva Martinez on Saturday and charged her with strangulation.

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