Police: Man's squeeze hurt woman's heart

April 17, 2009 at 11:43 AM
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CINCINNATI, April 17 (UPI) -- A woman in Hamilton County, Ohio, suffered damage to her heart and lungs when a 21-year-old man intensely squeezed her in his arms, police allege.

Police charged Antoine Rucker with two felony assault charges for his alleged attack of the unidentified woman, who suffered both heart damage and collapsed lungs as a result of the squeeze, The Cincinnati Enquirer said Friday.

Police alleged in filed Hamilton County Municipal Court documents that the man's alleged actions were so intense the woman's ribs fractured.

The Enquirer said Judge Dwayne Mallory ordered Rucker held on $200,000 bond for the March 24 incident, for which no motive was given.

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