Old Lyme man accused of physical, sexual assault, arrested for tampering with witness


OLD LYME, Conn. (WTNH) — Police say, an Old Lyme man charged with sexual and physical assault was arrested again Monday, May 03, 2020 after trying to get the victim to recant.

Anthony Lanzano Lacoursiere, 28, of Old Lyme was charged with sexual assault, physical assault, and kidnapping was arrested Friday, January 10, 2020.

State Police say Lacoursiere committed the assault near or at his home on Canty Lane in Old Lyme. The address of the assault was not provided, but, according to police, Lacoursiere lives on Canty Lane.

The victim was only identified as a 21-year-old individual.

Details were not given on the incident itself, except that it happened between January 1-2, 2020.

Lacoursiere is now facing a list of charges:

  • Assault
  • Threatening
  • Strangulation/suffocation
  • Sexual Assault
  • Kidnapping
  • Unlawful Restraint

Lacoursiere’s bond is set at half-a-million dollars. He was not able to post bond.

He is set to appear in New London Superior Court Monday.

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