Off-duty FDNY firefighter arrested at his Bronx home after allegedly choking girlfriend

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November 12, 2019 - 2:41 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An off-duty FDNY firefighter was arrested shortly after midnight Tuesday at his Bronx home for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. 

Justino Sanchez, 41, was charged with assault and criminal obstruction of breathing, the NYPD said.

Sanchez allegedly choked his girlfriend and threw her out of bed during an argument, The New York Post reported. 

No further information was available.