3:50pm–#Bridgeport Connecticut– Police attempted to pull over a stolen Volkswagen Jetta at Woodrow and Pond Street. The suspect took police on pursuit to Valley Avenue and Wing Street where officer thought the pursuit was over and began moving towards the car for arrest. The suspect attempted to run over the officers. Fearing for officers safety an officer discharged his weapon. Chief of Police A.J. Perez told me no one was hit or injured . The car continued and hit a tree on Griffin Avenue near Griffin Circle where the driver and passenger fled on foot. The driver ran through backyards and was apprehended on Chopsey Hill Road. A short time later the passenger was tracked and apprehended on Clark Street. EMS was called for him after a dog bite from K-9. There were no injuries to any police officers.

Stephen Krauchick

By Stephen Krauchick

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