Stamford police arrest man accused of assault on young girl

<p>Police in Stamford say a man accused of attempting to assault a 6-year-old girl last month has now been arrested.</p>

News 12 Staff

Aug 28, 2017, 10:36 AM

Updated 2,457 days ago

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Police in Stamford say a man accused of attempting to assault a 6-year-old girl last month has now been arrested.
The alleged assault happened during a family party.
According to a witness, Pedro Catalan-Veliz, 54, of Stamford, was holding the victim with his pants down.
A family member detained Catalan-Veliz until police arrived.
Catalan-Veliz is being held on a $200,000 bond and scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 8.
The girl was not physically injured. 


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