Bridgeport Burglars Steal Valuables, Beer: Police

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    Bridgeport police said two people broke into a home on Columbia Street and stole valuables and beer.

    Two suspected thieves are facing burglary charges, accused of breaking into a Bridgeport home and stealing, jewelry, electronics, other valuables – and beer.

    A neighbor alerted police after noticing two men breaking into a home on Columbia Street through a side window on Tuesday, authorities said.

    Police said 25-year-old Jesus Figueroa, of Bridgeport, and 22-year-old Marcos Colon, of Stratford, stole a coin-filled piggy bank, a football, laptop, television, digital camera, jewelry and beer, then fled.

    Officers found the suspects carrying the stolen items on Ridge Avenue, according to police.

    They were charged with burglary, criminal trespassing, criminal mischief and possession of burglary tools.