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      Man suspected of choking woman, stealing her phone arrested

      SEATTLE -- Police have arrested an 18-year-old man suspected of attacking a woman and stealing her cellphone Thursday afternoon in the Central District.

      According to the Seattle Police Department, the victim was using her cellphone around 3:30 p.m. at 20th Avenue and East Madison Street when the suspect put her in a chokehold and took the phone from her hand.

      The suspect ran off, and the victim used a bystander's cellphone to call 911.

      According to police, the suspect led officers on a brief chase and was eventually arrested.

      The suspect reportedly still had the victim's cellphone on him, as well as another possibly stolen cellphone.

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