West Haven man accused of punching 15-year-old, strangling woman - WFSB 3 Connecticut

West Haven man accused of punching 15-year-old, strangling woman

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Anthony Washington  was arrested after police said he punched a 15-year-old in the face and strangled 42-year-old after a fight with the two family members on Sunday night. (Hamden Police Department) Anthony Washington was arrested after police said he punched a 15-year-old in the face and strangled 42-year-old after a fight with the two family members on Sunday night. (Hamden Police Department)
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A Hamden man was arrested after police said he punched a 15-year-old in the face and strangled 42-year-old after a fight with the two family members on Sunday night.

Officers were called to a report of a “fight in progress” in the 400 block of Woodin Street around 8 p.m.

During their investigation, police said they learned that 40-year-old Anthony Washington “forcibly entered the home of his ex-wife.”

Police said Washington, of West Haven, also dragged the woman through the house.

The woman suffered an injury to his jaw and was rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Washington was charged with two counts of third-degree assault as well as one count of third-degree burglary, third-degree strangulation, third-degree criminal mischief and disorderly conduct.

Washington was arraigned at Meriden Superior Court on Monday. His next court appearance in on Aug. 5. He has not entered a plea. 

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