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New Jersey Woman Charged With Assaulting Ex-Boyfriend In Fairfield

Fairfield Police charged the woman with third-degree assault and breach of peace.
Fairfield Police charged the woman with third-degree assault and breach of peace. Photo Credit: Meredith Guinness

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — A 19-year-old New Jersey woman was arrested Saturday after she punched her ex-boyfriend several times after seeing him dancing with another woman, police said.

The victim said he was dancing with a female friend when the woman he had dated for a year came up to him and began attacking him, police said. The 19-year-old’s friends grabbed her to stop the assault,, police said.

The victim reported his cut lip to officers on Saturday, police said.

The woman was charged with third-degree assault and breach of peace, police said. She was released on a promise to appear in court on Oct. 31.

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