Hamden, Connecticut, police have arrested a 19-year-old woman who police said was involved in a home invasion and the attack of a man she met through an online dating site.
The victim, a 30-year-old Hamden man, went to police after the home invasion at his apartment on Mix Avenue on Oct. 8
He told authorities he had met a woman, later identified as Nazhia Carter, 19, on an Internet dating site, arranged for her to stop by his home.
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As the victim was in his bedroom with Carter and her female friend, two men came into the room and struck the victim over the back with a tire iron, police said.
According to police, one of the women had unlocked the victim's front door so two accomplices could get inside.
The women stole several items, including electronic equipment, and fled with the two men, according to police, and one of the men jumped off of the victim’s balcony, falling 25 to 30 feet.
Carter turned herself in to police on Nov. 13 and was charged with home invasion, larceny in the third-degree and prostitution. She who was detained on a $200,000 bond and arraigned later in the day.
Hamden Fire Rescue treated the resident for injuries to his back, finger and nose. Police said he declined to be taken to the hospital.
Police are continuing to investigate.