(NORTH HAVEN, Conn.) -- A 44-year-old man has been arrested by North Haven Police for allegedly physically assaulting his 3-year-old daughter.
Police said on Wednesday evening they responded to the area of Quinnipiac Avenue near Middletown Avenue, where Elliot Sanchez was found lying on the ground in a parking lot and his daughter was found nearby with blood covering her face.
"Investigators learned Sanchez struck his three-year-old daughter in her face prior to police arrival. The assault on the child caused bruising around both eyes, bruising to her right ear, and a nosebleed," North Haven Police said in a statement.
The girl was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
Sanchez has been charged with risk of injury to a child, breach of peace, and assault.
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