A New York man was arrested in Stamford on Thursday after attacking his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend with a handsaw, nearly severing the man's left hand, according to police.
Stamford police said Cesar Olivero, 34, of New York, was waiting for his ex-girlfriend at her Stamford apartment around 11 p.m. Thursday when the woman and her new partner walked through the door.
According to police, Olivero attacked the two with a 15-inch handsaw. He struck the other man, a 45-year-old from Allendale, New York, in the head and on both hands, nearly cutting off the victim's left hand.
The conditions of the two victims are unknown.
Olivero was arrested and charged with home invasion, first-degree assault, first-degree burglary, carrying a dangerous weapon and third-degree assault. He's being held on $250,000 bond.