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70-Year-Old Wilton Man Charged With Trying To Drown Elderly Woman In Pool

Wilton police arrested a 70-year-old man on multiple charges.
Wilton police arrested a 70-year-old man on multiple charges. Photo Credit: File

WILTON, Conn. — A 70-year-old Wilton man was arrested after police said he tried to drown an elderly woman in a swimming pool, the Wilton Bulletin reported.

Michael Ruddy was charged with of assault on an elderly person older than 60, disorderly conduct, second-degree assault and unlawful restraint in the incident on Saturday, Sept. 17, the Bulletin said.

The victim broke away and called police from a neighbor’s phone, the Bulletin said.

Police did not disclose the address or the relationship between the victim and Ruddy.

Click here to read the story at the Wilton Bulletin.

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