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Stamford Assault Suspect Charged With Burglary After Fleeing Into Apartment

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STAMFORD, Conn. -- A Bridgeport man was charged with burglary after he ran into a stranger's Stamford apartment while fleeing officers after assaulting his girlfriend Jan. 1, the Stamford Advocate reported.

The incident began when the man, identified as Thomas Hutchinson, hit his girlfriend in a cab, then continued the assault at her Stamford apartment, according to the Advocate.

The woman texted a friend, who called police, the Advocate said.  

Hutchinson ran, breaking his ankle as he jumped a fence, and was captured by the resident of the Fairfield Avenue apartment, said the Stamford Advocate.

He was charged with assault, burglary, disorderly conduct, unlawful restraint, resisting arrest and criminal mischief.

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