Youth hockey coach charged after incident in Niagara Falls

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A youth hockey coach, who was accused of grabbing a parent by the throat, has been charged.

Authorities charged Michael Wulkan with harassment and criminal obstruction of breathing.

Police say this happened in a locker room at a youth hockey tournament at the Hyde Park ice rink in Niagara Falls last month.

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