Man arrested for assaulting an 83-year-old

Stephen Cieszynski

Stephen Cieszynski

Stephen Cieszynski, 47, of 108 Atwater St. in Southington was arrested at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, after a domestic dispute.

The police investigation showed that Cieszynski assaulted an 83-year-old victim, causing a head injury. During the incident, Cieszynski also caused a disturbance inside the home, knocking over several items including furniture. When officers attempted to take him into custody, Cieszynski resisted arrest.

Cieszynski was charged with assault of an elderly person, interfering with police, and second degree breach of peace. He was held on a $50,000 bond with a scheduled court appearance on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.

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