Multiple Charges for Riverside Woman Who Threw Steak Knife at Minor Child

Donna Patafio, 39, of 52 Bertolf Rd in Riverside was arrested on March 13 and charged with Risk of Injury to a Minor, Disorderly Conduct and Assault 3 following an incident on Bertolf Rd around 1:00pm.

On Monday Greenwich Police responded when after receiving a report of an offender who pushed a female adult victim and assaulted a juvenile victim at the residence.

Interviews with the adult female victim and her husband corroborated the report of the adult female victim being pushed by Patafio into a couch. Further investigation revealed that the juvenile female victim had a small laceration on her finger from a steak knife wielded toward her by Patafio.

Patafio was assigned a court date of Tuesday March 14, in Stamford Superior Court. She was able to post her $15,000 bond and was released.