Ridgely St. Resident Confronts Brazen, Daytime Burglar Coming up Stairs of Her Home

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Just before 8:30 a.m., today, Thursday, a Darien woman confronted a stranger climbing the stairs of her home on Ridgely Street, she told police.

The man told her he was delivering a package. She told him to leave, and he did.

Darien police released this further account of the incident:

“Based on a preliminary investigation, it was determined that there were no threats made, nothing was taken from or disturbed within the residence, and there are no apparent connections between the homeowner and suspect.

“The suspect was described as a white male wearing dark pants and a gray sweatshirt, and was seen driving away in a newer model BMW, gray in color.

“As of this release it appears to be an isolated, random incident which leads investigators to believe there is no ongoing threat to the public. As always, we encourage residents to take appropriate safety measures at their homes to protect their property, and more importantly, their families.

“If anyone has any information in regards to this incident, please call the Darien Police Detective Bureau at 203.662.5330.”

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