Police: man assaulted in Hartford

Hartford police cruiser.  (WTNH/George Roelofsen, File)
Hartford police cruiser. (WTNH/George Roelofsen, File)

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A woman was arrested for allegedly assaulting a motorist in Hartford on Tuesday.

Chambriell Strickland, 21, of Blue Hills Avenue, is charged with third-degree assault, second-degree breach of the peace and interfering with police.

Police said the man was driving on Tower Avenue when a car pulled in front of him and stopped. Strickland then grabbed his shirt and started punching him, before he was dragged into the street and beaten by two men, police said. Police said Strickland reported that the man rear-ended the car. The other two men could not be located, police said.

The man suffered bruises and cuts and was treated at St. Francis Hospital, police said.

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