Upset over breakup, Fairfield U. student allegedly punches boyfriend in the nose
FAIRFIELD — A Fairfield University student was arrested March 1 after she allegedly punched her boyfriend in the face after he suggested they break up.
Kathryn A. Mahoney, 19, of Nashua, N.H., was charged with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct. The victim took himself to St. Vincent’s Medical Center for treatment for his bloody and swollen nose.
According to the police report, Mahoney first struck the victim in the stomach and then punched him in the face with a closed fist after he said he thought they should break up. He said he grabbed her by the shoulders to get her to stop and then ran to a friend’s dorm room for help.
Mahoney was held on a $1,500 bond and was scheduled to be arraigned in state Superior Court in Bridgeport March 2.