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Stamford dad throws knife at daughter and unwanted boyfriend

August 22, 2018

STAMFORD-The father of a woman dating a man he doesn’t like, was arrested for allegedly throwing a knife at his daughter and her boyfriend’s feet when he unexpectedly saw them together.

Police were sent lights and sirens to Faucett Street at 8:30 p.m. Monday on the report of a knife being used in an assault.

Shawinsky said that Richard Morabito, 53, found his daughter together with her boyfriend, “Who he is not really enthused about.”

Shawinksy said upon seeing the two together Morabito threw a knife at their feet. He then chased them upstairs and began slapping his daughters head while she covered her head with her hands to to protect herself.

The daughter reported no injuries and Morbito was charged with two counts of reckless endangerment, risk of injury to a child and disorderly conduct.

jnickerson@stamfordadvocate.com

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