Milford police arrested a New Haven man for punching a bowling alley manager in the face during a dispute on July 11.
Police say they took custody of Malik Muhammed, 56, of New Haven after they responded to the area of the AMF bowling alley on the report of an assault to an employee.
Investigation led to the arrest of Muhammad who was found behind a local motel after the incident.
Muhammad is charged with third-degree assault and breach of peace.
He was released on a promise to appear in court on Aug. 4.