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Stamford Man Charged With Beating Disabled Family Member

Stamford police arrested a city man for badly beating a disabled man after coming home drunk and getting in an argument, according to the Stamford Advocate.
Stamford police arrested a city man for badly beating a disabled man after coming home drunk and getting in an argument, according to the Stamford Advocate. Photo Credit: Jay Polansky

STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Stamford man has been charged with beating up a disabled family member after coming home drunk and getting in an argument with the man who suffers from polio, according to the Stamford Advocate.

Police said Rangel Hernandez, 37, was charged April 4 with assault on person with a disability, second-degree assault and three counts of risk of injury to a child, for attacking the 37-year-old disabled family member, said the Stamford Advocate.

Police told the Stamford Advocate that during the argument Hernandez became enraged and began beating the man. Police said the man was beaten so badly he was taken to Stamford Hospital to receive treatment, the Stamford Advocate reported. Hernandez is being held on $10,000 bond, added the Stamford Advocate.

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