WCBS anchor Robert Morrison accused of choking wife

Police received a phone call from Morrison's mother-in-law reporting that there was a domestic altercation taking place at her daughter's residence. Police say Morrison's wife

WCBS anchorman Rob Morrison is accused of using both hands to choke his wife at their home. (Feb. 17, 2013)

WCBS anchorman Rob Morrison is accused of using both hands to choke his wife at their home. (Feb. 17, 2013) (2/18/13)

DARIEN - WCBS anchor Robert Morrison was arrested Sunday by police in Connecticut after an alleged domestic violence incident.

Police received a phone call from Morrison's mother-in-law reporting that there was a domestic altercation taking place at her daughter's residence. Police say Morrison's wife had red marks on her neck when they arrived.

Morrison is accused of using both hands to choke her. While being arrested, Morrison allegedly made threats to harm his wife, which were overheard by officers.

Morrison is being charged with second-degree strangulation, second-degree threatening and disorderly conduct.

Morrison posted $100,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

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