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Woman, 23, Assaults New Canaan Business Owner During Dispute, Police Say

Cross Street in New Canaan.
Cross Street in New Canaan. Photo Credit: Google Maps

Police intervention was required at a business in New Canaan after a 23-year-old woman got into a fight with the owner after hours.

Officers from the New Canaan Police Department were dispatched to a business on Cross Street shortly after 10 p.m. on Wednesday, May 2, where there was a reported dispute involving the business’ owner and San Diego resident Hannah Nicole Michaelis.

According to a police report released on Monday, Michaelis was attempting to retrieve an item at the business had closed for the day. 

Following a brief investigation into the altercation, Michaelis was arrested at the scene and subsequently charged with second-degree breach of peace and third-degree assault of an elderly victim.

Police did not identify the name of the business.

Following arraignment, Michaelis was released on $2,500 bond and is due back in court on May 16 to answer the charges.

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