(Bridgeport, CT – March 21, 2014) – Police arrested a 50-year-old man on a burglary charge Thursday. Officer Stavros Mirtsopoulos was dispatched to 1 Yaremich Drive, a vacant house, on a report of a burglary in progress. Officers had positioned themselves in the front and rear of the building when the suspect, Willie Cox, of Bridgeport, attempted to flee out the front door. When he encountered police, he attempted to go back into the house but police apprehended him.

He was treated for lacerations to his hands that he suffered when he broke the window to gain entry and for a laceration on his head.

He was treated and released at the hospital and then  booked on charges of third-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief and interfering with police.

By Alex

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