Police arrest man for sexually assaulting 13-year-old

Hutchinson, Joseph

EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A 23-year-old man was arrested on Sunday for sexually assaulting a minor from East Haven the day before.

East Haven police arrested and charged Joseph Hutchinson, 23 on Sunday for sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.

The victim is a 13-year-old girl and her family reports that Hutchinson assaulted her on Saturday, the day before his arrest.

In addition to this arrest, Hutchinson had three active warrants for violating probation. He was held on bonds totaling $275,000 and will be arraigned in court on February 18th.

Police suggest that there may possibly be additional victims related to this matter.

If anyone has information about this case or a similar incident, please contact the East Haven Police Department at 203-468-3820 or the Detective Division at 203-468-3827.

Information can be given anonymously by telephone or by visiting their website at www.easthavenpolice.com.

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