ACS Worker Arrested For Alleged Choking Of Teen

Published on December 17, 2014, 9:30 am
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A Childrens Services worker has been arrested for allegedly choking a resident of a Bronx juvenile center.

Rafael Rasols, 47, is facing assault and strangulation charges.

Sources say he choked the 17-year-old victim while on duty as a counselor at the Horizon Juvenile Center in Mott Haven.

It is unclear what led to the alleged assault and if the victim suffered any injuries.

The Administration for Children’s Services says it is investigating the incident.


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