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Genesee County man arrested on strangulation charges

Created: 07/20/2014 9:37 PM WHEC.com

A Genesee County man has been arrested after he allegedly strangled a woman back in May.

According to the Daily News, police say 26-year-old Edward Loper of Batavia strangled the woman then left the scene as officers were arriving. At that time, a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Loper was arrested late on Saturday night.

During the arrest, Loper was additionally charged with possession of a controlled substance.

He was taken to Genesee County Jail on $5,000 cash bail.

Loper has a previous criminal record. He was convicted of burglary back in 2012.





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