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Stamford Teen Skips School, Attacks Mom, Police Say

Stamford police have charged an 18-year-old city resident with attacking his mother after she found him skipping school Monday.
Stamford police have charged an 18-year-old city resident with attacking his mother after she found him skipping school Monday. Photo Credit: Jay Polansky

STAMFORD, CONN. -- A Stamford teen is facing charges after police said he attacked his mother when she caught him skipping school, according to a report by the Stamford Advocate.

Mayco Ortiz, 18, is accusing of grabbing his mom by the throat and threatening to kill her when she came home early Monday and found him there, the Stamford Advocate report said.

Ortiz was charged with strangulation, disorderly conduct and threatening, and held pending a court appearance, the Stamford Advocate story said.

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