Cops: Bristol Man Asks for Sex after Strangling, Assaulting Victim
A Bristol man who assaulted, strangled, and then asked to have sex with the victim was charged Sunday by Bristol Borough Police.
David E. Krescanko 42 was arraigned Sunday by on-call Judge Joseph P. Falcone on one count of strangulation, one count aggravated assault, two counts simple assault, one count reckless endangerment and sent to the county correctional facility on 10 percent of $400,000.00 bail .
According to the criminal complaint filed, the victim told Police on July 8,, Krescanko assaulted her. The victim told investigating officers the incident happened July 7 just after 11 pm, according to court records.
The victim told Police she was dropped of at 438 Washington Street by her ex-boyfriend and Krescanko confronted her with a physical assault that included being choked, punched in the face, and bitten on her hand when he confronted her.
Police noted in the criminal complaint, a bite mark on the victims hand, bruises to the face, nose, neck and arm, with images taken of all the alleged injuries as evidence.
The victim also told Police shortly after the assault Krescanko wanted to have sex with her, which she refused.
Out of fear or retaliation she grabbed a pair of scissors and subsequently left the house fleeing to safety, according to police.
Subsequent to Krescanko’s arrest Borough safety officials were seen at the 438 Washington St where the assault is alleged to have taken place, boarding up the home and placing a “unfit for human occupancy” sign on the property.
Borough Code Inspector John Miller referred this publication to Chief of Police, Joe Moors who as of 6 pm was unavailable for comment.
Locals have referred to the residence as a flop house. As of Monday afternoon no code infraction filings were filed, according to online court records.
Krescanko is currently scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing on August 10 at Bristol Borough District Court to answer the charges.