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Saratoga Springs man accused of choking roommate

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- Authorities say a Saratoga Springs man tried to choke his roommate, and managed to slash him across the chest with a knife.

Officers responded to a disturbance call at the apartment of Gustavo Fraatz-Garcia, 30, and his 25-year-old roommate on Sunday morning. They say the roommates had gotten into an argument when Fraatz-Garcia began to choke the victim. When the victim got away from the attack, Fraatz-Garcia reportedly grabbed a folding knife and slashed the victim's chest.

Police say the victim did not require emergency medical services. Fraatz-Garcia was arrested on assault and other related charges.