John Mara, nephew of Giants owner, charged with assault

John Mara, 22, of Mount Kisco, the nephew John Mara, 22, of Mount Kisco, the nephew of the owner of the Giants, has been charged with first-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace. Photo Credit: Fairfield Police Department

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A 22-year-old Mount Kisco man, the nephew of Giants owner John Mara, has been accused of hitting a partygoer over the head with a bottle on New Year's Eve, Fairfield, Conn., police said.

The nephew, also named John Mara, was charged with first-degree assault and second-degree breach of peace and surrendered to police in Fairfield on Friday.

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He was released after posting $150,000 bail, police said.

The unidentified victim suffered "life-threatening injuries that required immediate surgery," police said in a statement.

Calls to Mara's home and lawyer were not immediately returned.

Mara is scheduled to be arraigned in Bridgeport Superior Court on March 8.

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With The Associated Press

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