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New Canaan Teen Charged With Punching His Father

New Canaan police arrested a 17-year-old after he was accused of knocking his father unconscious.
New Canaan police arrested a 17-year-old after he was accused of knocking his father unconscious. Photo Credit: File

NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- A 17-year-old New Canaan boy was arrested after he was accused of knocking his father unconscious, police told the New Canaan Advertiser .

The teen, who also damaged items in the family's home, was sent to juvenile detention in Bridgeport on Wednesday evening, Aug. 6, police said.

The father called the police upon regaining consciousness after his son punched him, police said.

The teen was charged with second-degree assault, a felony; first-degree criminal mischief, also a felony; and disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor. He was transported to Bridgeport Juvenile Detention Center.

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