Potsdam teen faces charge of first-degree sexual abuse

NYS Police

NORFOLK — State police on Nov. 17 charged Austin L. Bush, 26, of 30 Fayette Road, Massena, with misdemeanor criminal obstruction of breathing.

Troopers said at 11:12 p.m. on Nov. 16 Mr. Bush punched, kicked and choked a woman, leaving visible red marks on her neck and bruises on both her head and neck.

Norfolk Volunteer Rescue Squad responded and took the woman to Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Potsdam, for medical evaluation.

Mr. Bush was arraigned at Massena Town Court by Justice Joseph W. Brown and was released on his own recognizance.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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