FAIRFIELD - A West Haven man is facing several charges for allegedly assaulting his 82-year-old grandmother in Fairfield and emptying her bank account.

Police say Andrew Hernandez, 31, was forging checks out of his grandmother's account.

They say bank employees also complained that Hernandez was verbally and physically abusive to her in public.

Police say when they contacted the victim, she claimed he had broken into her home and took her car without permission.