Norwalk Police Arrest 32 Year Old Resident for Assault at Brien McMahon High School Football Field

Today, Tuesday, October 4 at approximately 8:30 am, Christopher Polk, age 32, was taken into custody for having assaulted another man at a football game on October 2 at Brien McMahon High School.

Norwalk Police say they were dispatched to the football field at approximately 1:04pm on the report of a male who was assaulted during a football game. Upon arrival, Officers located the unconscious man lying on the field.

According to the police report, multiple witnesses came forward identifying Polk as the suspect and provided a description of him. Witnesses said that Polk used a football helmet to strike the victim on the head and was last seen walking away from the area.

Police say that Paramedics transported the victim to Norwalk Hospital for serious injuries and has since been released and is recovering.

"Lead investigator Officer Salley was unable to locate Polk and prepared a warrant for his arrest with a $75,000 bond. Polk was provided with opportunities to turn himself in but refused to comply. Investigators of the Special Services Division received information that Polk was living at 30 Suncrest Road, Colonial Village, but attempts to contact him went unanswered. Surveillance was established in the area and Polk was located and taken into custody," police say.

A court date has been set for October 14 for Polk.


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