2 men were ejected from their pickup truck after being hit by a city bus at Barnum Avenue and Pembroke Street in Bridgeport, CT shortly before 10pm.
What started as a shoplifting attempt turned armed robbery today in Fairfield today. The suspect was captured a short time later in Bridgeport and has been known to have done this in the past.
4:10pm–Bridgeport–Another child abduction attempt in Bridgeport just occurred on on Colorado Ave. attempted to abduct a 12 year old girl. The girl refused and then the suspect fled towards Clinton Avenue and approached another girl. Police are looking for a blue vehicle with tinted windows that have bubbles in the tint, possible CT Plate # 468 XYT. The vehicle has rear end damage, driven by a black male with a white do-rag and white baseball cap.
12:15pm–Fairfield–Pedestrian struck in front of Starbucks on Post Road. Unknown injuries police and fire department on the way. 12:18pm–UPDATE–Fire department on scene confirming one person down on the sidewalk
12:44–Bridgeport–Police investigating a shooting on Hunting Street near St. Vincent’s Hospital; victim is not being cooperative.
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11:09pm–Bridgeport–Fireworks blow the coop off an illegal cockfighting hideout off Hollister Ave. A security guard at the bus company off Holister Avenue says he heard fireworks prior to a blaze that broke out in an underground structure . Firefighters had to cut through chain link fencing that divided the bus company property to the property that was caught fire. Fire fighters were challenged not only at the difficulty getting to the property but with the chickens while fighting the fire. The structure appeared to be roofing just above ground level, darkness, fencing and smoke made it difficulty viewing.
10:27pm–Bridgeport–Police are investigating a possible stabbing on Miles Street (off Stratford Ave.). Male victim says he knows the woman that stabbed him.