Police: Norwalk Strangulation Suspect Also Wanted In Kentucky

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Norwalk Police charged Ryan Ryan, 28, of Homer Street with assault, strangulation and interfering with a 911 call Tuesday.
Norwalk Police charged Ryan Ryan, 28, of Homer Street with assault, strangulation and interfering with a 911 call Tuesday. Photo Credit: File

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk Police discovered that a local man accused of domestic violence is also wanted on assault charges in Kentucky, according to police reports.

Officers were called to Homer Street at about 11 a.m. Tuesday due to reports of a man with a knife threatening to commit suicide, police said. Officers arrived and found Ryan Ryan, 28, of Norwalk in the home’s driveway, unarmed and with his hands out, police said.

A woman inside the home told police that Ryan choked her and pinned her to a bed during an argument earlier in the morning, according to the police report. He also pulled a phone out of her hands when she tried to call 911, the woman said.

Officers found signs of a struggle on the woman’s bed, along with a small amount of blood and a pair of scissors, police said. Ryan was bleeding from a small laceration on his forehead while talking to police, according to the police report. He was taken to Norwalk Hospital for treatment and a psychiatric evaluation, police said.

Police also learned of an active warrant for Ryan’s arrest from the U.S. Marshal’s Service. Ryan is wanted on potential assault charges from Paducah, Ky., according to police reports.

Ryan was charged with second-degree strangulation, third-degree assault and interfering with a 911 call for the Norwalk incident. He is being held on $50,000 bond and is awaiting extradition to Kentucky.

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