Jealousy Led to Wild Assault on New Britain City Street: Cops | NBC Connecticut

Jealousy Led to Wild Assault on New Britain City Street: Cops

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    Police arrest 2 in streetside assault of mother and daughter.

    A fight over alleged philandering sent a mom to hospital after she was beaten with a stroller.

    Brenda Lee Gonzalez, 25, thought an acquaintance was having an affair with her boyfriend and attacked the victim in front of her home on Prospect Street, the Bristol Press reports, The victim's mother, who was in a nearby car, came to her daughter’s aid.

    Then, Matthew Bailey -- Gonzalez's mother's boyfriend -- grabbed a stroller and struck the mother in the back of the head, police told the paper. He is accused of continuing to assault her until he caused her to fall and lose consciousness.

    Gonzalez and Bailey were charged with two counts of risk of injury because two children witnessed the attack. They were also both charged with breach of peace and assault.