Pipe bomb suspect arrested, Bridgeport apartment searched: wtnh.com

2:52am–#Bridgeport–Report of an explosion that injured a State Trooper at Vincellette St and Riverview St. reported by a Bridgeport Police Officer. Not sure why the officers are there in the first place. 2:57am–UPDATE– Bridgeport Fire Department trying to determine if State PD Bomb Squad on scene. Update– FD determines it is State PD Bomb Squad. Request for fans to be brought to unit 67. 3:12am–UPDATE–Fire department allowed to return to quarters. Radio silent on other activities.

1:45pm–Bridgeport– For the third time this week police reported to the Majestic Theater on Main and Congress Street for thieves breaking trying to steal copper. Police apprehended four after a difficult search in this abandoned building because many floorboards and steps are missing and boarded up false doors created additional hazards. Four men were apprehended in this attempt. Police confiscated tools used in the attempted theft.

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