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Bridgeport Woman Charged With Hitting Man With Lamp At Party In Westport

Ava Chuzas
Ava Chuzas Photo Credit: Westport Police Department

WESTPORT, Conn. — A Bridgeport woman was arrested Thursday on charges of striking a man with a lamp at a summer gathering in Westport, police said.

Ava Chuzas, 23, of Coleman Street, was charged with third-degree assault, third-degree criminal mischief and disorderly conduct, police said. She was held on $25,000 bond and was scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 8.

At 2:30 a.m. July 23, police were called to a Westport home on a report of a disturbance there earlier. Chuzas and the victim were attending a social gathering, when Chuzas became angry with the victim, police said. She struck him with a lamp, causing a cut on his face, police said.

When officers arrived, a witness corroborated the victim’s account, police said.

Westport Police sought an arrest warrant and Chuzas turned herself in on Dec. 8.

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