Bridgeport

Bridgeport News: Pedestrian struck then robbed

9:13pm–#Bridgeport CT–In a story we reported earlier a pedestrian was struck by a tan Caravan style vehicle in front of Walgreen’s at 1000 Park Avenue robbed the victim then fled the scene.  They only got away with the victim’s cellphone.  The van sideswiped the victim who is being evaluated at St. Vincent’s Emergency Room.  His injuries are not life threatening.  Employees at Walgreen’s assisted the victim until first responders arrived.  Police are looking for two black males, both thin built, one dressed in all black, the other in a red hoodie and jeans.

Bridgeport News: Fire destroys home

6:21am–#Bridgeport CT–Firefighters battled a 3 alarm fire at 520 Wayne Street this morning.  Firefighters found the back and right side fully engulfed in flames on arrival.   Firefighters immediately located all occupants, there were reports of a partial roof collapse into the second floor.  There were no reported injuries.  Special thanks to Garth Trotto in compiling this report.  I hope they call Nutmeg Insurance Adjusters………you don’t think the insurance company is going to willingly pay for everything damaged do you?