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Homeless man arrested after fight at Madison park

MADISON (WKOW) -- Madison Police arrested a homeless man for allegedly trying to strangle another man at Peace Park, during a fight over a woman.

The incident happened around 9:45 p.m. Monday at Peace Park on State St.

The 45-year-old victim, also homeless, told police he and an acquaintance were arguing when the suspect came up behind him, put an arm around his neck and choked him until he fell unconscious.

A witness said the victim fell to the ground, and officers saw the suspect riding away from the scene on a bicycle.

He was arrested and faces a tentative charge of strangulation.

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