Police arrested a 59-year-old Stamford man after his ex-girlfriend said he struck her in the face and burned her arm using a heated pot, according to New Canaan Police Sgt. Carol Ogrinc.

Bruce J. Hoberman, 59, of Stamford, was charged with second-degree assault, second-degree threatening, first-degree unlawful restraint and disorderly conduct, according to Ogrinc.

Early on the afternoon of April 19, the 54-year-old victim told police that Hoberman showed up to her Lockwood Avenue home after a three-month absence to demand she sign papers to pass the title of a vehicle to him, according to Ogrinc.

During the visit, the victim told police that Hoberman struck her in the face near the eye and took a pot of boiling water from the stove and touched her arm with it, according to Ogrinc.

Police arrested Hoberman at his home in Stamford during the evening of April 21 with Stamford police present while they served the warrant, Ogrinc said.

Hoberman was held in lieu of $50,000 bond, and was scheduled to appear in state Superior Court in Stamford on April 22, according to Ogrinc.

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