BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) – Bridgeport police arrested a former firefighter who is accused of sexual assault in February.
On February 17, detectives responded to St. Vincent’s Hospital for the report of a 55-year-old woman being treated for a violent sexual assault. Detectives determined that the victim was allegedly assaulted by 57-year-old Harold Clarke Sr.
Clarke Sr. turned himself into the Bridgeport Police Department on Thursday morning and was charged with aggravated sexual assault in the first degree. He was given a $250,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday.
Officials say Clarke Sr. resigned as a Batallion Chief in February.