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New Britain Man Charged With Assaulting Quinnipiac Student

New Britain Man Charged With Assaulting Quinnipiac Student

HAMDEN — A 19-year-old New Britain man was charged with unlawful restraint and second-degree assault after police say he grabbed a Quinnipiac University student on campus Saturday morning as she was walking with a classmate. Police said that Sunday Okoro was on campus working for a moving company when he approached a 21-year-old student who was walking with a teammate to the athletic center and began to walk "shoulder to shoulder" with her. Okoro then grabbed the student's wrist and attempted to lift her off the ground, but the student fell to the ground so that Okoro could not lift her, police said. The student fled to the athletic center, where she contacted the...

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