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UPDATED: Arrests Made In Group Assault At Nathan Hale School

Two construction workers attacked on Thursday afternoon

Police arrested three people on Thursday on charges that they attacked two men at a school construction site.

Arrested were Nicholas Vinci, 18, of 24 Evergreen Road in Cromwell; Kebner Dolphe III, 27, of 41 Rising Trail Drive in Middletown; and Vincent Sullivan, 22, of 103 Saddlehill Drive in Middletown. All three men were charged with second-degree assault, second-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree breach of peace.

According to the office of Mayor Daryl Finizio, three males wearing masks attacked two construction workers at the on Beech Drive at about 4:05 p.m. One of the men suffered multiple facial injuries and the other was able to run away.

The workers were able to provide information on the attackers' vehicle, and this was broadcast to area police departments. The Waterford Police Department stopped the vehicle soon after and informed the , which charged the group with several offenses.

"I want to thank Officer Todd Lynch, of the New London Police Department, and K-9 Officer Dan Lane, of the Waterford Police Department for their great work in apprehending the suspects involved in this incident," said Finizio. "I also want to thank the Waterford Police Department for their assistance and co-operation in this investigation and apprehension."

No classes are currently being held at the school, as it is under renovation as part of its transition to an arts magnet school.

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lion king April 23, 2012 at 03:04 PM
mr yannacci sr , dogs must eat,go to vet,have shots,k9 cars with speacial equipment,updated training, look at the nlpd budget and see for yourself ,o and if we count the civcil actions toward some of the handlers it would be alot more ,im all for public safety but not in the manner the union president wants ,good cops bad cops you make the choice
constance stripling April 23, 2012 at 03:23 PM
Lassie, the mayor has falllen into a well, fetch!
John Yannacci, Sr. April 23, 2012 at 09:02 PM
lion king, K-9 cars are nothing more than police cruisers which are already paid for with some additions which can easily be removed to revert them to patrol cruisers. All police are required to attend a requisite amount of training every year, K-9 officers included. If they didn't have the dogs they'd be going to some other training so that's a push/pull. That leaves a check up at the vet once a year and food. So, unless these dogs are dining at the Stonecroft Inn every night, I think your claim of $77,000 is somewhat inflated.
lion king April 23, 2012 at 09:09 PM
mr yannacci sr, its new london it will always be inflated,
Alphonse DeLachance April 24, 2012 at 10:58 AM
Norwich K9 budget for 3 K9's is less than $20k a year. The chief is padding the bill as is the mayor. No transparency here. This is all about reduced enforcement of the laws. It will make New London more dangerous tossing economic development down the drain as well.

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