Police: Man bit by dog, attacks owner

By Conor Mooney

Police: Man bit by dog, attacks owner

August 19, 2013 Updated Aug 20, 2013 at 9:54 AM EDT

Johnson City, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Police arrested a Johnson City man they said broke into an apartment and strangled the man living there.

Johnson City police said it started when a dog bit Jamell Jones, 26, in the leg at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday outside of 180 Harrison Street.

Jones tried to retaliate and attacked the dog.

The dog's owner tried to stop Jones, but Jones struck him in the face several times, according to police.

Another man tried to stop Jones and the victim ran back into his apartment.

Jones chased him inside and strangled him until he was unconscious.

Officials charged Jones with burglary and strangulation, both felonies

He was arraigned in Johnson City Village Court and taken to the Broome County Jail without bail.

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