Suspect arrested in West Haven hotel sex assault - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Suspect arrested in West Haven hotel sex assault

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Michael Anthony Russell. (West Haven police photo) Michael Anthony Russell. (West Haven police photo)
WEST HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

A man faces sex assault charges following an incident at a hotel in West Haven.

Police said they arrested 25-year-old Michael Anthony Russell of Stamford following the Sunday morning crime.

They said it was force reported as a robbery at the Hampton Inn Hotel.

However, Russell was charged with first-degree sexual assault, third-degree sexual assault with a firearm.

Police said a firearm was recovered.

Russell was held on a $100,000 bond.

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