Smith Ridge Road Woman Arrested for Assault Following Family Dispute Downtown


Police on Tuesday morning arrested a 21-year-old New Canaan resident downtown following a family dispute.

At about 11:15 a.m. on May 17, officers were dispatched to a business on East Avenue following a report of a dispute, according to a police report.

There, police came upon the 21-year-old, a Smith Ridge Road resident, in a parking lot.

Following an investigation, police arrested her for second-degree breach of peace and third-degree assault.

It wasn’t clear just how the parties are related, what precipitated the dispute or why police brought the assault charge.

The woman was released on $250 bond and scheduled to appear May 18 in state Superior Court in Norwalk.

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