Singer Howie Day arrested in Manhattan on assault charges

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August 25, 2019 - 1:53 pm
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NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Singer Howie Day will have to face the music.

Day was arrested at a Manhattan hotel on Saturday. He was charged with assaulting and choking a woman believed to be his girlfriend.

Day admitted during his arraignment that he was using Xanax and was going through symptoms of withdrawal, according to police.

Day is now facing charges of assault, harassment, obstructing breathing and possession of a controlled substance.

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