11:12pm–Bridgeport–A pizza delivery man was robbed at gun point on Ohio Avenue by two black males in their mid-20s, both men about 6 feet tall, one dressed in all black the other was wearing a sky blue jacket.

Bridgeport–Police computer system is down, dispatchers handling calls manually.

School Bus Accident in Fairfield

Precision Camera Cuts Hundreds Of Jobs In Enfield As It Shifts Work To Texas And Mexico. The company’s statement obliquely referred to the cost gap between workers in Texas and Mexico and in Connecticut, but Marsh declined to say how large the gap was.

1:51pm–Bridgeport–A fire truck struck by a dirt bike on Elmwood and Wood Ave, the bike fled the scene down Wood Avenue.  The fire truck has minor damage.

Report: Who’s Paying $250 A Year In Corporate Taxes, And Who Isn’t?

Carjacking in Bridgeport Overnight Police are investigating a carjacking that occurred approximately 4:30 this morning at the Shell Gas Station at the corner of Main and North Ave. The victim tells police he was driven around town from 4:30am until around 8:45am, being dropped off at the corner of North and Wells Street.

Home Invasion in Bridgeport–A tall Hispanic male reportedly barged into an apartment at 140 Fairfield Avenue assaulting the female occupant, tying her up and taping her mouth shortly after 2pm today. The woman finally freed herself and called police at 5:48pm. She had to call from a neighbors apartment because the assailant took her phone. Police are investigating.

Calling In A Bank Robbery?-A bank employee at The Bank of Fairfield at 2248 Black Rock Turnpike (next to Trader Joe’s) received a phone call shortly after 3:15pm today from a male that sounded as if he was mumbling. She was unable to understand what he said but she thought she heard him say he was coming in at 3:30 to rob the bank. When the employee attempted to call the man back she still could not understand what he was saying. This is breaking news and police are still on the scene. No robbery appeared to be in progress while I was on the scene. I will update this as the information comes in. UPDATE–4:24pm–Spoke with Sergeant Lussier from the Fairfield Police Department, a perimeter was immediately set up around the bank as a precautionary and nothing came of it when she was updated at 4pm. Police are continuing their investigating.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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