Nashua man arrested for assault

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NASHUA — A man from Nashua was arrested yesterday on charges of second-degree assault and simple assault, both related to domestic violence.

According to the Nashua Police Department, officers from the Uniform Field Operations Bureau responded to a domestic violence call involving Christopher Garofolo, 39, and an adult female known to him.

Garofolo was arrested at the scene.

The investigation was continued by detectives from the Special Investigations Division, and it was found that Garofolo had pushed and strangled the woman during an argument.

Garofolo, who is being held at the Hillsborough County House of Corrections in Manchester, will be arraigned today.

Second-degree assault is a Class B felony in New Hampshire, punishable by up to seven years in prison and fines.

Simple assault is a Class A misdemeanor, punishable by up to one year in prison and fines.

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