Police: Man assaulted girlfriend, stole her cellphone

Police say the victim arrived home Tuesday to find 31-year-old Edison Rivera-Loja, throwing things and damaging her property.

Police say the victim arrived home Tuesday to find 31-year-old Edison Rivera-Loja, throwing things and damaging her property. (6/17/15)

GREENWICH - Greenwich police say a man is facing charges today for allegedly attacking his girlfriend during an argument.

Police say the victim arrived home Tuesday to find 31-year-old Edison Rivera-Loja, throwing things and damaging her property.

Investigators say the victim felt threatened and tried to leave, but Rivera-Loja kicked her to the ground, stole her cellphone and stormed out.

They say he was arrested hours later when police convinced him to turn himself in.

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