Silver Sands State Park reopens as Milford PD searches for suspect connected to domestic violence incident

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MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Silver Sands State Park has reopened after The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) and Milford police closed the area Monday afternoon to conduct a law enforcement investigation.

Milford Police tell News 8 the investigation is related to a domestic violence incident that occurred in the area. Police are searching for the suspect in the area of Walnut Beach and Silver Sands.

Police are now searching for a suspect: 32-year-old Anthony Sliney. He is described as a white male, 6 feet tall, 200 lbs.

Police added, “It is possible he may have a knife but we have no further information on what kind. If he is seen please do not contact him or contact him and call Milford PD immediately.”

Sliney is being charged with assault, strangulation, threatening, disorderly conduct, trespassing, and unlawful restraint. 

There is no immediate threat to the public.

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