Man Accused of Beating Alleged Harasser

Thursday, Jul 18, 2013  |  Updated 11:40 AM EDT
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Man Accused of Beating Alleged Harasser

Stamford Police

Police arrested Rodolfo Calate-Morente, who is accused of beating the man who had been harassing him and his wife.

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Police have arrested a Stamford man accused of beating another man who had been harassing him and his wife, according to police.

Police arrested Rodolfo Calate-Morente, 35, after responding to an Aberdeen Street home in Stamford at 10:25 p.m. on Wednesday for a man assaulted with a baseball bat.

The victim sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to Stamford Hospital, police said.

Police said the investigation remains active but investigators determined that the victim is a former acquaintance of Calate-Morente’s 25-year-old wife and had been harassing the couple for an extended period of time, police said.

On Thursday night, the victim went to the Aberdeen Street home and Calate-Morente struck him with a bat, causing severe head injuries, according to police.

The victim was rushed to Stamford Hospital, went in for emergency surgery and is serious condition in the ICU, police said.

The states attorney’s office responded, applied for a search warrant, processed the scene and secured the evidence, police said.

Calate-Morente was charged with first-degree assault and is being held on a $500,000 bond.
 

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