Police have arrested a 53-year-old Bridgeport man and a 30-year-old Stamford woman after responding to a residential break-in in Darien on Tuesday afternoon. ‘
The Weeds Landing man called police at 12:40 p.m. to report that someone had forced his way into his home and fled when the home owner approached him, police said.
The homeowner told police the intruder ran toward the Post Road.
When Darien police obtained a description of a vehicle involved, they shared it with surrounding towns and Stamford police stopped a vehicle that matched the vehicle, police said.
Darien police arrested Clarence Patterson, 53, of Bridgeport, and Amber Jenkins, 30, of Stamford.
They were both charged with second-degree burglary, second-degree conspiracy to burglary and third-degree criminal mischief.
Patterson was held on a $25,000 bond and has a court date of May 6.
Jenkins was released on a promise to appear and also has a court date of May 5.