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Wake County man accused of choking juvenile

Posted June 17, 2010 4:48 p.m. EDT

— A Wake County man has been charged with assault by strangulation.

Ricky O'Neal Stokes, 36, of 2701 Spamoca Drive in Wendell, is accused of choking a juvenile around the neck with his hand, according to an arrest warrant. The juvenile also suffered hemorrhaging in the right eye during the May 7 incident.

Stokes was arrested on Wednesday and released on bond.