Police Arrest Suspect in Vicious Attack

Jeffrey Acosta is accused of violently beating a woman with a brick.

By Bob Connors
|  Wednesday, Feb 6, 2013  |  Updated 4:32 PM EDT
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Police Arrest Suspect in Vicious Attack

Hartford Police

Jeffrey Acosta, 22, is accused of violently attacking a woman with a brick in Hartford Jan. 10.

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Hartford police have arrested a man wanted for a violent attack on a woman.

Jeffrey Acosta, 22, is accused of critically injuring the woman by smashing her over the head with a brick January 10. The attack took place at 69 James Street.

The attack was not random and is believed to be drug-related, according to police.

Acosta is charged with first-degree assault. He is being held on $500,000 bond.

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