Connecticut State Representative arrested on assault charges

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ENFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — A Connecticut State Representative has been arrested on assault charges Thursday morning.

According to Enfield police, State Representative David Alexander was arrested early Thursday morning from his home on assault and breach of peace charges. Officers responded to a disorderly conduct complaint, and spoke with family members upon arrival. The family provided physical evidence and statements that were consistent with the assault claim.

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Alexander, 35, was charged with breach of peace and assault on an elderly victim, his father, according to police.

The incident comes after the Enfield State Representative was arrested on DUI charges earlier this year, and in February of 2015 . He was held overnight on a $25,000 bond, and will be presented at Enfield Superior Court Thursday.

On Tuesday, Alexander lost his seat representing the 58th House District to Republican Greg Stokes.

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