Man Threatens Residents With Blade in Home Invasion: Police

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    New London Police Department
    Mychael Wright, 41, is accused of breaking into a New London home and using a blade to threaten a man with a 4-year-old child.

    A Norwich man is facing charges after police say he kicked down the door of a New London home and threatened the residents with a blade.

    According to police, 41-year-old Mychael Wright showed up at a home on Denison Avenue in New London on Thursday afternoon looking for money that one of the residents owed him. Police said that resident was not home, but a man and 4-year-old child were present when Wright broke in.

    Wright is accused of threatening the man with a “blade-type weapon.”

    Officers responded to the scene while the incident was occurring. No one was visibly injured, but the child was taken to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital as a precaution, police said.

    Wright was charged with home invasion, two counts of risk of injury to a minor, first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary, second-degree threatening and sixth-degree larceny. He was held on a $250,000 bond.