(Bridgeport, CT – May 8, 2014) – A city man faces charges that he struck a man in the face with a brick following a disagreement.

Officer Keith Hanson and Anthony Caiazzo responded to 335 Noble Ave. on a report of an assault.

The victim, who was bleeding from his face, told police that he had a dispute with a man he knew as Torch and that Torch punched him in the face. He stated that he proceeded to walk behind Torch and as he got closer the suspect turned around and hit him in the face with a brick.

Police identified the victim as Charles Tisdale, 35. Torch later was identified as Charles Dobson, 37. Both live at 335 Noble Ave.

While police remained on scene, Dobson returned and stated he wanted to make a complaint against Tisdale. He stated that he punched Tisdale in the face after he was shoved. He stated he did not strike Tisdale a brick.

Police went back to the scene where the assault happened and located fresh blood on the ground and a brown brick that also had blood on it.

Dobson was charged with second-degree assault and breach of pace. Bond was set at $10,000.

By Alex

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