New London man arrested for August assault

NEW LONDON— Christian Guzman-Juarado was handed over to the New London Police Department Wednesday in connection with a robbery and assault that occurred last August.

On August 16, 2017, Guzman-Juarado, 29, assaulted a woman in a New London parking lot near the Home Goods Store before stealing her truck, according to police.

He made it to New York where he was arrested by the Westchester County Police Department on charges not related to the New London incident, police said.

On May 2, Guzman-Juarado was extradited from a corrections institute in White Plains, New York to New London, after a warrant for his arrest was secured, according to police.

He is charged wit third-degree robbery, first-degree larceny, second-degree larceny, second-degree assault, evading responsibility and reckless driving.