A Danbury man is being accused of sexual assault by a woman he met online.

According to a release from Lt. Carroccio of the Danbury Police Department, 31-year-old Scott Garofalo of Danbury was arrested after he turned himself in yesterday (January 22).

The Danbury PD's Special Victims Unit says that the warrant for Garofalo's arrest was granted buy a Judge at Danbury Superior Court following a "thorough investigation" in to the adult female's claims. The female says she was assaulted by Garofalo after the two had met online.

After turning himself in to the Danbury PD, Scott Garofalo was charged with sexual assault in the second degree and released on a written promise to appear in court. His court date is set for January 29.

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