Meriden Police arrest two men in connection to Stop & Shop assault

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MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Meriden Police have arrested two people after an assault in the Stop & Shop on Broad Street on February 12, 2017.

Police say Thomas Zanone of Waterbury and Robert Cote of Meriden both turned themselves in on warrants for their arrest.

Both of them have been charged with assault, conspiracy to commit assault, reckless endangerment and breach of peace.Related Content: PD: Couple attacked by group of males at Meriden grocery store

Last month, a man and his wife told police they had been walking to the grocery store when five unidentified males began to verbally harass them from a car. The men followed the couple into the store and allegedly threatened to punch the victim’s wife. When the male victim objected, he was struck by one of the suspects from behind. He was punched in the face and rendered unconscious. The victim lost several teeth and needed medical treatment following the attack.Related Content: 911 call released in Stop & Shop attack

Both Zanone and Cote been released on a $50,000 bond and are expected in court on March 16, 2017.

The Meriden Police Department says they have secured a third warrant of arrest for another person. They anticipate that person will turn themselves into authorities very soon.

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