Man Charged in West Haven Assault

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    West Haven Police
    Police have arrested Del Pettway,who is accused of assaulting someone during a domestic violence incident.

    Police have arrested a Bridgeport man accused of attacking his girlfriend during a domestic violence incident in West Haven on Wednesday.

    Police said Del Pettway, 37, is accused of kicking, choking, cutting and hitting the woman several times.

    He also grabbed and threatened to cut the victim’s child, according to police.

    Pettway took off in the victim’s car before police arrived, police said.

    Officers took him into custody in Bridgeport after a short foot chase.

    Pettway, who has a criminal history, was charged with five counts of violating a protective order, one count of risk of injury to a child, second-degree assault, second-degree threatening, second-degree threatening and disorderly conduct.

    Bond was set at $100,000.
     

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