Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Child on Berlin Turnpike

Michael Pittman 1200
Newington Police

Newington police have arrested a homeless man who is accused of sexually assaulting a child in a motel on the Berlin Turnpike for almost a year. 

The juvenile reported the assaults happened from Sept. 10 to July 11, according to police. 

Fifty-two-year-old Michael Pittman was charged with four counts of first-degree sexual assault and impairing the moral of a child after East Hartford police located him. 

Pittman was held on a court-set bond of $750,000.00 and due to be arraigned in New Britain today. It’s not clear if he has an attorney.

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