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Man Attempts To Strangle Woman She Had Protective Order Against, Police Say

Milford Police arrested a local man for attacking a woman and man.
Milford Police arrested a local man for attacking a woman and man. Photo Credit: Milford Police

A 21-year-old man was arrested after allegedly strangling a woman who had a protective order against him and for attacking another man.

Benjamin Sumner of Milford was arrested around 9:30 p.m. Friday by Milford Police after trying to strangle the woman by grasping her around the neck with his hands, and then hitting a man inside the home with his fist, said the Milford Police.

The woman has a protective order against Sumner "prohibiting him from assaulting her," said the police report.

Sumner was charged with disorderly conduct, violation of a protective order, assault and strangulation.

He is being held on a $10,000 bond.

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