Man in Skirt & Wig Assaults Homeless Man: Cops

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    Reinaldo Baez is accused of assaulting a homeless man and hitting him in the head with a bottle.

    A Waterbury man, dressed in a skirt and wearing a wig, is accused of assaulting a homeless man at a Torrington McDonald’s and hitting him in the head with a bottle.

    Police responded to a fight at 693 Main St.in Torrington around 11:30 p.m. on Friday and found Alan Plocke, 47, in the road, bleeding from a head injury, police said.

    Police investigated and determined that Plocke and Reinaldo Baez, 49, of Waterbury, had gotten into an argument in the parking lot of the restaurant and Baez assaulted Plocke, police said.

    During the assault, Baez hit Plocke over the head with a bottle, police said.

    Plocke, who told police he is homeless, was transported by ambulance to Waterbury Hospital and he has since been released.

    Baez was charged with second-degree assault and breach of peace.

    He was held on a $10,000 surety bond and is due to appear in Bantam Superior Court on Tuesday.
     

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