Pawtucket police looking for assault suspect

Fred Baskin. (Photo from Pawtucket Police)

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — After a reported violent attack Sunday night, police in Pawtucket are looking for a man accused of choking and assaulting a woman.

Fred Baskin, 26, has a warrant for his arrest on charges of domestic felony assault by strangulation, domestic felony assault and several other domestic violence charges, Pawtucket police said Tuesday. He’s 5′ 11″ tall, 175 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

The woman had serious injuries, requiring treatment at a local hospital.

“Our attempts to locate Baskin have been futile,” the police said on their Facebook page. “If you are a friend of Baskin, encourage him to turn himself into police.”

Anyone with information about Baskin’s whereabouts is asked to call 911 or (401) 726-3911.

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