A man from New Britain is facing charges after police said he broke into the home of his estranged wife.
Police said 26-year-old Angel Colon was armed with a hammer and struck his wife in the face with his hand.
His wife and two children, 11 and 12 years old, were able to escape the apartment and get help from police.
Colon was arrested.
He now faces several charges including home invasion, attempted assault and risk of injury to a minor.
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