NORWICH — A local man was arrested on charges of aggravated first-degree domestic assault following an incident at a private residence on Nov. 8, according to the Norwich Police Department.
Officers responded to a call at 8:45 p.m. and discovered a 61-year-old man with a bleeding wound on his forehead.
The initial investigation revealed that the injured man, who had reported himself as a victim, had actually strangled another individual during the altercation.
After consulting with the Windsor County State’s Attorney’s Office, police arrested the man and charged him with aggravated first-degree domestic assault.
Following a discussion with an on-call Superior Court Judge, conditions of release and a $2,500 bond were set.
The suspect was taken to the Southern States Correctional Facility in Windsor pending bail or a court appearance.
The Norwich Police Department stated that the release of this information is part of their commitment to transparency and keeping the community informed about police activities.
Those seeking further details on the incident are encouraged to contact the department at (802) 649-1460.