MOUNTAIN VIEW (CBS SF) – A man was arrested in downtown Mountain View on suspicion of attempted murder after police said he choked another man during a fight over the weekend.

Police said they were called to the 500 block of Castro Street around 8:15 a.m. Sunday after reports of a fight. When officers arrived, police said they saw the suspect on top of the victim, gripping him by his throat. The victim appeared to be unconscious.

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Officers said they ran to the fight and told the suspect to stop. Once they were close, the officers pushed the suspect off the victim.

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Devin Polehla. (Mountain View Police Department)

Devin Polehla. (Mountain View Police Department)

The suspect, identified as 45-year-old Devin Polehla, was booked into the Santa Clara County Main Jail on charges of attempted homicide and delaying a police officer in the course of their duty.

Police said the victim was taken to the hospital for treatment and is expected to recover.

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According to jail records, Polehla is being held without bail. His next court appearance is scheduled for Wednesday.