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Connecticut Man Accused Of Assaulting Woman After She Went For Walk

Jason Heath
Jason Heath Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police

A 20-year-old Connecticut man was charged after police said he assaulted a woman after she went out for a walk. 

Troopers in Litchfield County received a report about a woman who seemed to be in medical distress in the area of Parker Hill Road in Norfolk at about 6:50 p.m. on Thursday, June 30, according to Connecticut State Police.

Authorities found the woman and learned that she had been assaulted while out on a walk, State Police said. 

Police identified the suspect as 20-year-old Jason Heath, of Winsted, and arrested Heath at about 9:30 p.m., authorities said. 

State Police said Heath was charged with:

  • First-degree sexual assault
  • Third-degree assault
  • Second-degree breach of peace
  • Second-degree strangulation/suffocation
  • First-degree unlawful restraint
  • Second-degree stalking

He was held on a $250,000 surety bond, and his court appearance was set for Friday, July 1, police said. 

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