STAMFORD - A Stamford man was charged today in connection to a violent attack last week.

Rudy Cortez Angel, 20, is accused of beating a woman on Greenwich Avenue last Monday.

Police say they received several tips leading them to Angel and say the victim was able to identify him from a photo.

Detectives say Angel doesn't deny beating the woman, but says her actions prompted the attack. Police say, at this point, they have no evidence the victim did anything criminal.

Cortez is being held on bond.

Stamford police credit the cooperation of the neighborhood for the arrest.

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