Man arrested for assaulting his 87-year-old grandmother

Alfred Columbia

TORRINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — A Torrington man faced a judge today, accused of attacking his own grandmother.

43-year-old Alfred Columbia was arrested on Friday after officers responded to a report of a domestic disturbance.

Police say Columbia assaulted his grandmother in the home and that her arm was injured during the attack.

Columbia is facing assault and breach of peace charges.

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