Bridgeport News: Home Invasion/Robbery

#Bridgeport CT--The Bridgeport Police received a 911 call at 0909hrs on a preliminary report of a burglary in progress I the 600th block of Brooks St. BPD units were dispatched and on-scene reports indicated a home invasion took place with a woman and her two children home. The male parties displayed a firearm and fled the residence with the female’s cellphone. AMR was dispatched to the scene for evaluation of any injuries. This is an active investigation at this time. Anyone with info is asked to contact Det. Jeff Holtz 203-581-5293 or the BPT PD at 203-576-TIPS. This press release was made possible by:

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Fairfield Health Department Conducts FREE Screenings for Residents to Know Their Numbers

FAIRFIELD, Connecticut (January 30, 2023) – You may have heard that you need to “know yournumbers,” which refers to key markers of heart health like blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar,body mass index (BMI), and waist circumference. Although doctors test most of these numbers atannual check-ups, it’s important that you know your numbers and understand what they mean. Bykeeping those numbers within a healthy range, you can greatly improve your heart health and reduceyour risk for heart disease.February is Heart Health month and the Fairfield Health Department is celebrating by urging allresidents to make sure they know their numbers. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in theUnited States for both men and woman, and it is preventable. The Fairfield…

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Bridgeport News: Mike’s Deli Robbery

On January 10, 2023, at approximately 12:20 am, a suspect entered Mike’s Deli located at 2808 Fairfield Avenue, motioned as if he had a firearm, and took cash from the business. The suspect is described as a Black male wearing a black hat, blue jacket with black sleeves, tan khaki pants, and tan boots. The suspect left the store walking eastbound on Fairfield Avenue. The Bridgeport Police Department (B.P.D.) Detective Bureau is requesting assistance from the public in identifying this robbery suspect. Please review the attached photographs taken from video surveillance. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the case officer, Detective Ken McKenna, at 203-581-5245 or utilize the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS.

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Bridgeport CT–Yuery’s Market Robbery

#Bridgeport CT-- On January 22, 2023, at approximately 6:30 pm, two suspects entered Yuery’s Market located at 1141 East Main Street, brandished a firearm, and took cash from the business. The suspect armed with the handgun is described as a Black male wearing a black mask, black hooded sweatshirt, and blue medical gloves. The second suspect is described as a Black male wearing a black & white shirt, black pants, black jacket, and a black facemask. Both suspects were last seen fleeing the area on foot headed westbound on Jane Street. The Bridgeport Police Department (B.P.D.) Detective Bureau is requesting assistance from the public in identifying the robbery suspects. Please review the attached photographs taken from video surveillance. Anyone with…

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Increase To School Meal Programs

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) will join advocates to announce significant federal funding increases for both the Supplemental Nutritional Insurance Program (SNAP) and child nutrition programs, which include school meal programs, as growing numbers of Connecticut families face food insecurity this winter. The federal budget includes $154 billion for SNAP, an increase of $13.4 billion over last year, $28.5 billion for Child Nutrition Programs including historic funding allowing schools to serve healthy meals, and $6 billion for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Connecticut’s SNAP and child nutrition programs are expected to receive a boost of millions of dollars to support access to affordable and nutritious foods. According to Feeding America, nearly 400,000 people in…

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“HAVEN HOT CHICKEN” OPENING ITS THIRD LOCATION IN NORWALK

#Norwalk, Connecticut – Haven Hot Chicken, which brings NashvilleHot Chicken and “Not Chicken” to the area as one of the first fully dedicated Nashville Hot Chicken concepts in New England, today announced that it its third location at 596 Westport Avenue, Norwalk, will be opening on Saturday, January 28.  This 2500 square foot location will feature the brand’s signature menu of crispy, crunchy, juicy, spicy, delicious chicken and vegetarian options ranging from Country (not spicy) to Haven (extremely spicy), along with their beloved fries, sides and seasonal limited-time offerings. “We are over the moon to bring our signature menu to Fairfield County, introducing a whole new population to the deliciousness of Nashville-Hot – and ‘Not’ – Chicken Sandwiches,” said Jason Sobocinski, Haven Hot Chicken co-founder.  “To celebrate and meet our new community, we’re…

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