Men wanted in Danielson assault apprehended

DANIELSON, Conn. (WTNH)– Two men who state police say assaulted a man in Danielson and fled the area have been arrested.

Michael Papineau, 27, and Joshua Whittington, 21, were arrested in Falmouth, Mass. Monday, according to state police.

State police say they responded to Maple Street in Danielson on Dec. 22 for a man bleeding from his head. Police say Papineau and Whittington got in an argument with the victim. During that argument, police say both suspects hit the victim in the head multiple times. The victim was taken to Day Kimball Hospital in Putnam before being transferred to UMass Medical in Worcester, Mass. due to the severity of his injuries.

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Papineau and Whittington were brought back to Connecticut Friday, police say.

Both suspects are charged with first-degree assault and reckless endangerment. Papineau and Whittington are each being held on $100,000 bond and are scheduled to appear in Danielson Superior Court Monday.

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