Man, 84, arrested on Conn. sex assault charge

An 84-year-old man has been arrested by Bridgeport police on charges that he sexually assaulted a young female relative over several years. Police said Joseph Livramento had been living in Cape Verde, but returned to Connecticut and was arrested Thursday when he went to a doctor’s office for an appointment. Livramento was held on $350,000 bond. The victim told investigators that Livramento assaulted her over many years at her home in Bridgeport and during family trips to Cape Verde. Livramento faces charges including first-degree sexual assault and risk of injury to a minor.