Man Arrested on Multiple Sex Assault Charges in Manchester: Police

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A Hartford man has been arrested and faces several charges in connection with sexually assaulting a minor in Manchester, police said.

Authorities said 32-year-old Manuel Figueroa is accused of sexually abusing a child. Detectives conducted an extensive investigation and ultimately obtained an arrest warrant for Figueroa.

He was arrested on Wednesday and faces charges including four counts of first-degree sexual assault, three counts of fourth-degree sexual assault, third-degree strangulation or suffocation, and risk of injury to a minor.

Figueroa is being held on a $750,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 860-645-5500.

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