Off-duty corrections officer accused of choking son

An off-duty corrections officer was arrested Saturday morning for choking and beating his 9-year-old son.

An off-duty corrections officer was arrested Saturday morning for choking and beating his 9-year-old son. (10/22/16)

THE BRONX - An off-duty corrections officer was arrested Saturday morning for allegedly choking and beating his 9-year-old son. 

Police say 42-year-old Mohammed Alam was charged with strangulation, endangering the welfare of a child, assault and harassment. 

Authorities say the incident occurred during a dispute between Alam and his son.

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