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Halfway house worker jumped by three girls in Hartford

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A worker was assaulted at this halfway house on Washington Street in Hartford. (WFSB photo) A worker was assaulted at this halfway house on Washington Street in Hartford. (WFSB photo)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

A Hartford halfway house staff member was brutally attacked and hospitalized with serious injuries, according to state police.

Troopers said three female juveniles are to blame.

They said the suspects jumped the victim on Wednesday around 7 p.m. at the halfway house in Washington Street.

The three juveniles were immediately taken into custody and moved to another facility.

In the meantime, the victim’s family is sharing their devastation. Eyewitness News spoke exclusively with the victim's cousin.

“I started crying,” said Henry Suder, the victim’s cousin. “He’s going to have bruises all over his body.”

State police said the victim worked at the Community Partners in Action halfway house, which serves female juveniles and young adults.

They said the motive for the assault is unknown.

“He got jumped by three girls,” Suder said. “There must be a reason. There's gotta be a reason why."

Eyewitness News was told that the victim’s injuries are serious, but not life-threatening.

“He's all right,” Suder said. “A worker here kissed him. He'll be alright."

Sources said a fire extinguisher was used.

Neither names of the suspects nor the victim have been released.

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