Arrest made in July violent assault

Police had an arrest in connection with a July assault on Park Street.

Nikolas Avallone,23, of 60 Mills Street was arrested Tuesday at approximately 9:21 p.m. as he exited a School Street apartment. He was charged with assault in the first degree. His bond was set at $200,000.

Bristol police said the arrest was made on a warrant approved by Bristol Superior Court regarding a violent attack July 22. Police accused Avallone of assaulting a 50-year-old male in front of K & S Liquors, 191 Park St., at approximately 8:06 p.m. The victim had been both punched in the face and then kicked in the face as he lay on the ground, rendering him unconscious.

The victim was taken to BristolHospital for treatment of multiple facial fractures, a broken upper jaw, and a broken nose.

Police said Avallone could not meet the bond requirement and was scheduled to be presented at Bristol Superior Court on Aug. 27.

Police said assault in the first degree is a class “B” felony. The charges, if convicted, carry a sentence of not less than five years but no more than 20 years.