Westerly man arrested after assault with a snow shovel

By News Staff

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Westerly Police have arrested a man after he was accused of assaulting another man with a snow shovel.

Jesse Lallo, 33, is charged with assault after an altercation Tuesday on State Street.

According to the arrest report, Lallo said he initially went over to his ex-girlfriends house to shovel the steps and got into a physical altercation with the other man.

The other man says he was invited over to the house and when he arrived, found Lallo and the woman arguing. When he confronted Lallo, Lallo hit him in the face with the shovel he was carrying.

Police arrested Lallo and released on his own recognizance. He is scheduled to appear in court January 31st. 

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