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Man, 49, Pulls Out Clump Of Victim's Hair In Assault, New Canaan Police Say

Christopher Johnson
Christopher Johnson Photo Credit: New Canaan Police

NEW CANAAN, Conn. — A New York man was arrested after dragging and pulling a clump of hair out of a victim's head during a domestic dispute at a New Canaan home late Sunday, police said.

Officers were dispatched at 9 p.m. Sunday to a home on Heritage Hill Road on a report of a dispute, police said. 

An investigation determined that Christopher Johnson, 49, of Hartsdale, N.Y., had assaulted the victim, pulling out a clump of hair while dragging the victim, police said.

Johnson was arrested and charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct. 

He was released on $500 bond for a court appearance on Aug. 28. 

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