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Babysitter arrested for choking girl,4, in Rochester

By John Quinn
Union Leader Correspondent

December 06. 2013 6:45AM
Nicolas Coker (Courtesy photo)

ROCHESTER - A 4-year-old girl is recovering in the hospital after sustaining injuries to her eyes, neck and throat.

Police responded to Frisbie Memorial Hospital Thursday after hearing about the girl's injuries.

Following an initial investigation, officers arrested the babysitter Nicolas Coker, 20, of 63 Salmon Falls Road Apt. 22, East Rochester, who was charged with felony second-degree assault.

The girl, whose name was not released, was held overnight for observation, according to police.

Coker, who was held in Strafford County jail in Dover on $25,000 cash only bail, is scheduled to be arraigned Friday, Dec. 6.

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