Man charged with attempted murder after hatchet attack

Police say 42-year-old Pagan Berrocales of Bridgeport is facing a variety of charges, including attempted murder.

Police say 42-year-old Pagan Berrocales of Bridgeport is facing a variety of charges, including attempted murder. (12/20/15)

BRIDGEPORT - A Bridgeport man has been charged with attempted murder after police say he hit a woman multiple times in the head with a hatchet.

Investigators say 42-year-old Pagan Berrocales attacked his ex-girlfriend.

They say the brutal assault took place at the victim's home on Friday morning.

"It was a domestic dispute," says Bridgeport Police Capt. A.J. Perez. "She was trying to leave and he didn't want her to leave. He picked up a hatchet and struck her nine times in the head."

 

 

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