Bridgeport Man Charged in Knife Assault

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    Bridgeport Police Department
    Carlos Delgado, 58, is accused of assaulting and trying to rob a man in Bridgeport on Sunday.

    One Bridgeport man was injured and another arrested after an attempted robbery that led to an assault, according to police.

    Officers responded to the area of Fairfield and West avenues shortly before 5:30 p.m. Sunday, and encountered the 51-year-old victim, who said a man had approached him and demanded money from his wallet, police said.

    When the victim refused to turn over money to Carlos Delgado, 58, the two got into a physical altercation and the victim’s face was cut with a knife, according to police.

    He declined medical treatment. Delgado was charged with first-degree robbery and second-degree assault and held on a $10,000 bond.

    Court records show Delgado is a convicted felon.