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Man With Hammer in Connecticut Violently Attacks a Female Police Officer

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Connecticut man violently attacked a female police officer. (Photo: Yahoo)

A body camera revealed that a man in Connecticut attacked a female police officer using a hammer while she repeatedly asked him to stop.

Connecticut man

Connecticut man violently attacked a female police officer. (Photo: Yahoo)

Connecticut Man Attacked a Female Police Officer

The Middletown Police Department responded after they received a complaint about noise and breaking glass in a residential street. Detective Karli Travis, who runs the Middletown Police Cadet Program, was the first police officer who responded to the call.

In a published article in FOX News, the female police officer approached Winston Tate, 52 years old and the suspect, when she noticed that he was bringing a hammer. She tried to de-escalate the situation and told the Tate to drop the object to the ground.

However, the body camera revealed that he violently attacked the police officer instead of cooperating. Tate repeatedly beat her using the hammer and that was the time that the female police officer takes out her handgun and begins firing the suspect.

Connecticut Man Was Charged and Arrested

According to a published report in Middle Town Press, the female police officer immediately called for backups and they surrounded the residence where Tate was immediately arrested.

The suspect is facing the following charges:

  • Criminal attempt to commit first-degree assault
  • Second-degree assault
  • Assault on public safety personnel
  • Interfering with police

Furthermore, an investigation is currently being conducted by the inspector general’s office and the suspect was held on a $500,000 bond.

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