Milford police issued an arrest warrant for Ben Erickson, 34, of Milford on June 16, accusing him of disorderly conduct and strangulation. Police say that on April 5 they received a complaint regarding a disturbance at a New Haven Avenue residence.
Investigation led to an arrest warrant being issued for Erickson who is accused of striking a former companion and grabbing her by the neck and restricting her breathing.
Police say Erickson allegedly threatened to harm her during the incident. Erickson is charged with third-degree strangulation, disorderly conduct and second-degree threatening.
He was released on a promise to appear in court on June 16.