Newington Police Arrest Camp Counselor

(Newington, Conn./CBS Connecticut)- Newington police have arrested a town camp counselor on a charge of Risk of Injury to a Minor.

Police say other staff members witnessed 22 year old Vicente Ithier-Vicenty put his hand around the throat of an 8 year old child who was in his care yesterday. The Parks and Recreaction Department immediately suspended him and called police.

Ithier- Vicenty is also charged with Strangulation in the 3rd Degree.

The Newington man is scheduled to appear in New Britain Superior Court August 11th.

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