Trumbull cop credited with rescuing alleged robbery sufferer

BRIDGEPORT — A Trumbull police detective got here to the rescue Monday of a younger lady who was allegedly being assaulted on the aspect of a metropolis road.

Police stated Detective Daniel Silva become driving north on Madison Avenue in Bridgeport almost immediately after 2 p.m. when, he referred to, he heard a woman screaming for help.

Silva automatically pulled his vehicle over and spotted a person, later identified as 21-12 months-ancient Kareem Reynolds, on precise of a lady on the aspect of the street allegedly beating her in the face and head, police observed.

Police noted Silva chased Reynolds, shooting him a brief distance away. He held Reynolds except Bridgeport police arrived.

“This young lady turned into very lucky the officer came by when he did,” Senior Assistant State’s attorney Nicholas Bove mentioned on Tuesday all over Reynolds’ arraignment hearing. “She could have suffered tons more critical injuries.”

Reynolds, 19, of North Avenue, was charged with third-degree robbery.

He watched on video from his cell in the Golden Hill highway courthouse as superior court docket choose Kevin Doyle ordered him held in lieu of $75,000 bond.

“These are critical allegations and it appears the state has a robust case,” the judge said. The judge persisted the case to Jan. 5.

Reynolds had been free on bond given that a September larceny arrest, according to court statistics.

Bridgeport police said the 21-year-old woman had been jogging home from the bus stop, talking to her mother on her cellphone, when a man approached her and requested her for the time.

When the woman stopped to verify the time on her cell, police noted the man allegedly tried to grab the mobile out of her hand. The lady resisted and changed into punched within the face and knocked to the ground, police observed.

Police observed the lady changed into handled by using medics for her accidents.

“It become lucky I happened to be in the correct vicinity at the correct time,” Silva informed Hearst Connecticut Media. He declined additional remark.