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Chalkyitsik Woman Suffers Strangling Attack, Man Jailed

A Chalkyitsik victim and her assaulter were both flown to Fairbanks on Sunday, her for treatment of her injuries, and he for remand, Fairbank-Based Alaska State Troopers reported Monday morning.

Troopers received a report form a woman in the village of Chalkyitsik, reporting that she had been a victim of a strangling and assault.

Troopers responded to the community and contacted the victim. The AST interview with the victim, resulted in the arrest of 35-year-old Peter Druck.

Because of the relationship between the victim and her attacker, troopers determined that the attack was domestic-violence related.

Druck was charged with Assault II-DV.