Man Considered Dangerous Wanted for Questioning in Conn. Assault - NECN

Man Considered Dangerous Wanted for Questioning in Conn. Assault

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    Bloomfield Police Search for Assault Suspect

    Police are searching for a man who is wanted for questioning after he allegedly assaulted his father in Bloomfield on Sunday morning. Authorities said he is considered dangerous.

    (Published Monday, May 13, 2019)

    Police are searching for a man who is wanted for questioning after he allegedly assaulted his father in Bloomfield on Sunday morning. Authorities said he is considered dangerous.

    Officers responded to Glenwood Avenue aroudn 10:40 a.m. after getting a report of a domestic assault involving a son assaulting his father, police said.

    When police arrived, they said they found an unresponsive 60-year-old man bleeding heavily from his head.

    Officers said they were told by the complainant that the suspect, later identified as 34-year-old Anthony Lewis Bussey, had been involved in a physical fight with the man.

    The complainant said he was in the basement of the home when he heard what he thought was a fight and when he went upstairs, he saw Bussey go into a bedroom and slam the door behind him. The complainant then said he found the man on the floor bleeding heavily from his head.

    Police checked the home and attempted to find Bussey, but could not find him. They said it appears he fled before officers arrived.

    The man was transported to St. Francis Hospital where he was assessed to have a broken arm and a skull fracture, police said. Medical personnel advised police that there is a strong likelihood that he may not survive the injuries to his head.

    Due to the significant nature of the incident, detectives advised the State Prosecutor's Office, who recommended the State Police Major Crime Unit process the scene. A search warrant was secured and executed to process the scene, police said.

    According to police, Anthony Lewis Bussey is wanted for questioning and is considered dangerous. He is 5'8" tall and weighs 200 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

    Bussey was last seen without any shirt or shoes, however, police said it's likely he was fully clothed before he fled the home.

    His possible whereabouts are unknown.

    Anyone with information about the incident or information about where Bussey may be is asked to contact Bloomfield Police Department at (860) 242-5501.