Meriden Council Member Miguel Castro expected in court following assault charges


MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Meriden Council Member Miguel Castro is expected in court on Thursday following an arrest at an immigration protest back in December.

Castro was arrested during an immigration protest at a courthouse in Meriden. He is accused of assaulting two judicial marshals while they were dispersing a crowd.

Police say Castro was participating in a protest in support of a man arrested by immigration officials. There will be a news conference at 10 a.m. after the court hearing.

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