Milford man arrested for allegedly strangling female during dispute

Milford police arrested Thomas McNeil, 36, of Milford on domestic violence charges on Aug. 1 after they responded to a 911 call for assistance.
Police say they found McNeil and his female acquaintance in an upstairs room with the female appearing to have been choked by McNeil.
During a heated argument police allege that McNeil smashed the phone the victim used in her attempt to contact police.
McNeil is charged with third-degree assault, second-degree strangulation, disorderly conduct, second-degree criminal mischief and interfering with an emergency call.
Bond was set at $2,500 for court on Aug. 3.