'Real Housewives of New Jersey' star Dina Manzo's alleged attacker charged in violent home invasion

The man who allegedly beat former "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Dina Manzo during a home invasion has been indicted on robbery and assault charges.

A grand jury indicted James Mainello, 51, on charges of first-degree robbery, second-degree burglary, second-degree aggravated assault, third-degree aggravated assault, third-degree theft, third-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and third-degree criminal restraint, according to a Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office press release on Monday.

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Prosecutors said the Bayonne resident and another man were waiting when Manzo and her then-fiancé David Cantin entered their Holmdel home in May 2017.

James Mainello was indicted on robbery and assault charges.

James Mainello was indicted on robbery and assault charges. (Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office)

Cantin was beaten with a baseball bat, and Manzo was repeatedly kicked. They were bound with zip ties before the intruders made off with Manzo's engagement ring and cash.

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Prosecutors say DNA on a zip tie matched Mainello's. Mainello's lawyer says he denies the charges.

Manzo and Cantin have since married.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.