John Bambus, 35, of Stephens Lane, was charged Friday evening with disorderly conduct and interfering with an emergency call after a domestic incident with his wife, police said.

Bambus threw a household object at his wife, striking her in the abdomen, police said. When the wife attempted to call 9-1-1, Bambus tried to disconnect the phone, police said, adding the altercation took place in front of the couple's two children, ages 2 and 8.

Bambus was released on a promise to appear Monday in Bridgeport Superior Court.