Rob Morrison, WCBS anchor, accused of choking wife

WCBS anchorman Rob Morrison is accused of using both hands to choke his wife at their home. (Feb. 17, 2013)

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DARIEN, Conn. - WCBS anchor Rob Morrison has been arrested by police in Connecticut after an alleged domestic violence incident.

Police received a phone call from Morrison's mother-in-law reporting that there was a domestic altercation taking place at her daughter's residence. Morrison's wife had red marks on her neck when police arrived, authorities said.

Morrison is accused of using both hands to choke her. While being arrested, Morrison allegedly made threats to harm his wife, which were overheard by officers.

Morrison is being charged with second-degree strangulation, second-degree threatening and disorderly conduct.

Morrison posted $100,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday.

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