Victim in critical condition after strangling in Wyoming

Kent County
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WYOMING, Mich. (WOOD) — A person is in critical condition after they were strangled in Wyoming Wednesday, police say.

It happened around 1:20 a.m. in the 4700 block of Van Couver Avenue near Byron Center Avenue.

Officers were called to help on a medical call, a spokesperson for the Wyoming Police Department told News 8. A subsequent investigation indicated the victim had been strangled, police say.

The victim was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

Police have taken a suspect into custody.

Officials are not yet releasing names or any potential charges.

Anyone with information is asked to call Wyoming police at 616.530.7300 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

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