Man accused of choking family member sought

Darrell McCain pushed victim up against fence by neck, Crime Stoppers says


HOUSTON – Crime Stoppers and police are asking for the public's help in finding a man accused of choking a family member.

Darrell McCain, 44, is wanted out of Harris County District Court #351.

Officials said McCain choked a family member as he walked in the 11300 block of Homestead Road in Houston at 1:40 p.m. on March 25.

McCain walked up to the victim and pushed him up against a fence by the neck, officials said. McCain began squeezing the victim's neck in a manner that restricted his ability to breathe.

The victim was able to break away to safety after a bystander interfered with the aggravated assault, officials said.

Charges for family violence - aggravated assault - impeding breath were filed on June 13, according to Crime Stoppers.

McCain is described by authorities as a black man who is 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 205 pounds and is bald with brown eyes.

Crime Stoppers said it will pay a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the charging and/or arrest of those responsible in this case. Tipsters can report information by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) online at crime-stoppers.org, texting TIP610 plus the information to CRIMES (274637) or via the Crime Stoppers Houston mobile app. All tipsters remain anonymous.

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