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Man accused of choking hospital patient

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

A Grundy Center man is accused of choking a patient at a hospital.

Police arrested 24-year-old Lucas Cooper at University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics on Tuesday.

According to a criminal complaint - Cooper was laying next to the patient in a hospital bed, and put pressure on the person's throat and chin with one hand, and covered the person's nose & mouth with the other hand.

Cooper is charged with domestic assault - strangulation.

He's being held in the Johnson County jail on $15,000 bond.

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