Bridgeport–Early afternoon Monday a report of work panel style van was stolen near Main Street and Madison Avenue. There was a rash of work vans being stolen in town and police had already done their homework on this case. Just before 4pm the stolen van was located near Main Street and Capitol Avenue and a brief pursuit took place. The driver attempted to hit oncoming police cars. The pursuit came to a end at the end of French Street and a foot pursuit took place, the suspect ran through backyards on French Street and Parrot Ave where he was captured. One officer received a shoulder injury and was transported to St. Vincent’s Hospital for treatment.

By Stephen Krauchick

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