What to Know
- A 125-pound woman faces a felony count of strangulation for allegedly choking an NY bar bouncer unconscious
- Police say the 22-year-old woman mistakenly thought the bouncer slapped her buttocks
- Video shows the woman's friend slapping her on the butt right before the same footage shows her attack the bouncer
A 125-pound woman allegedly choked a nightclub bouncer unconscious after she mistakenly thought he had slapped her buttocks at a New York bar, authorities say.
Police in Plattsburgh tell the Press-Republican that 22-year-old Kierah Lagrave, of Plattsburgh, was at the Five1Eight nightclub the night of Oct. 20 when someone hit her from behind.
Police Chief Levi Ritter says say the club's surveillance video shows the 125-pound woman walking up behind a bouncer and choking him until he falls unconscious to the floor.
Ritter says the video also shows Lagrave's friend slapping her on the buttocks beforehand.
Police tracked down Lagrave and charged her with a felony count of strangulation. She was released on her own recognizance.
Her attorney would not comment on the case.