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Cops: Teen Struck in the Head with Dumbbell

Both the teen and the person accused of hitting him with a dumbbell were arrested following an alleged altercation, police said.

[Editor's note: Arrest information is supplied by the Fairfield Police Department. It does not indicate convictions.]

A Fairfield woman was arrested Monday after she allegedly struck a 15-year-old male in the side of the forehead with a five-pound dumbbell, police said. The juvenile was also arrested for allegedly shoving the woman.

Patricia Reyes, 19, of Carthage Street, was charged with risk of injury to minor, disorderly conduct, and second-degree assault after staff at Bridgeport Hospital called police to report they had just treated the teen for an inch-deep laceration to his forehead, department spokesperson Sgt. Sue Lussier said.

After interviewing Reyes and the juvenile, police had cause to charge both individuals. Reyes was held on a $5,000 bond and was scheduled to have appeared in court on Tuesday. The teen was scheduled to have appeared in juvenile court on Tuesday.

Police did not say what the altercation was regarding.

Justin Che Wilkin November 24, 2012 at 08:04 PM
Only a 4 year difference for ages (15 & 19)
Fairfield Old Timer November 26, 2012 at 12:34 PM
Damn! You are really good at Math!!
Rosemarie November 27, 2012 at 11:52 PM
This is my little brother. Anyone that knows him knows he's the kindest person you ever want to meet he is loved at home and in school he's on the foot ball team he's a really good kid my mom let this monster move in her home when her own mother kicked her out and this is how she repays my mother by knocking my little brother in the head with a dumb bell smh some people are just animals I hope the courts throw the book at her I hope my mom learns to stop opening up her home to people. What scum she turned out to be!!!!!!!!!!!!
Maria January 30, 2013 at 02:06 PM
Where did this happen?

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