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Police: Newtown man attacked family member, ran away naked

November 14, 2018

NEWTOWN — A Newtown man has been accused of attacking a family member and then running naked through his neighborhood.

Police charged 26-year-old Kevin McCarthy on Monday night after officers said they were called to a Bonnie Brae Drive home on reports of a fight between family members. The suspect had run away after attacking his relative, Newtown police said on Facebook.

Officers said they found McCarthy naked on the back deck of a home on Brushy Hill Road, which is about two miles from Bonnie Brae Drive.

McCarthy was charged with disorderly conduct, strangulation/suffocate in the third degree and assault in the third degree of an elderly victim. He was held overnight on a $10,000 bond and appeared in court on Tuesday.

The victim refused medical attention, police said.

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