Shelton Man Arrested After Threatening Priest: Police

A 48-year-old Shelton man is facing charges after threatening a priest outside a Bridgeport church Tuesday afternoon, according to police.

Police said the suspect, Mike Karolkowski, was involved in a disturbance with a priest around 3 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Augustine Cathedral on Washington Avenue in Bridgeport.

The priest told officers Karolkowski had been acting erratically and said Karolkowski threatened him when asked to leave the church.

Police said there was no physical altercation between the two.

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