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Derby man arrested for assault at Border Motel

DERBY — A 55-year-old man was arrested following an incident in Derby yesterday.

Authorities say they were notified of an incident at the Border Motel at around 7:00 p.m.

Following an investigation, police allege that Leonard Bent, of Derby, assaulted Joseph Leone, 55, also of Derby.

Police say Leone’s injuries were serious in nature.

Bent returned to his motel room and barricaded himself inside when police arrived.

Police say they secured the premise and applied for a search warrant.

He was taken into custody without further incident for the charges of aggravated assault, and violation of court-ordered conditions of release

He was lodged at Northern Correctional Facility and ordered held without bail.

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