Bridgeport officer charged with assault

Ansonia police have arrested a Bridgeport police officer on charges he kidnapped and hit a fellow Bridgeport officer during a domestic dispute.

Thirty-two-year-old Andre Orbegozo, of Naugatuck, was charged with second-degree assault with a firearm and second-degree kidnapping with a firearm.

Police say Ansonia officers were sent to investigate at around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday at Griffin Hospital in Derby, where Orbegozo and the victim went after the incident.

Police say the woman, whose identity has not been released, was taken from her Ansonia home at gunpoint. Police said Orbegozo then forced the woman to walk into a heavily wooded area behind Ansonia High School and struck the woman in the head with a firearm, causing a serious cut.

The woman was treated and released.

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