Willimantic Man Robbed and Assaulted Woman Near Frog Bridge: Police

A Willimantic man suspected of assaulting and robbing a woman near the Frog Bridge on Thursday night has been arrested.

Police were responding to the Frog Bridge around 9:30 p.m. to investigate a robbery when they saw a man on Windham Road who matched the description of the robber, so they stopped and detained him.

The victim identified the man, 31-year-old Kenneth Santiago, of Willimantic, as the person who assaulted her and robbed her, police said.

Police said the officers found several of the stolen items ono the man.

The victim sustained minor injuries and refused medical attention.

Santiago was charged with third-degree robbery and third-degree assault.

He is being held on a $50,000 bond and will be arraigned in Danielson Superior Court this morning.

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