Police: Bridgeport man assaulted woman in medical facility
WESTPORT — A Bridgeport man was charged with assault after allegedly striking a Westport woman at a medical facility.
On Sept. 23, officers responded to a Westport medical facility on report of a woman being assaulted by a man following a verbal dispute. Officers learned Anthony Risi, 48, was in a verbal dispute with a female victim and, when staff attempted to intervene, Risi head-butted the victim and struck her in the nose, police said.
Police submitted a warrant for Risi’s arrest and on Nov. 23, Westport officers took custody of Risi at Bridgeport police headquarters.
Risi was then transported to Westport police headquarters and charged with third-degree assault.
Unable to post $25,000 bond, Risi and was brought to state Superior Court in Norwalk for arraignment on Nov. 26.
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