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Meriden PD: Man broke into home while woman hid in closet

Police confronted the suspect while he was still in the house

MERIDEN, Conn. — Police arrested a man who had broken into a home after a woman called police from the closet where she had hidden. 

Police were called Saturday around 9pm to a home on Dee Avenue after a woman called 9-1-1 saying someone was in her home and she requested immediate police assistance. 

When police arrived they found an open window and they could see a man inside the home. They ordered him outside where he was arrested. 

Jonathan Walker, 34, was charged with Burglary 1st Degree, Criminal trespass 1st Degree and Disorderly Conduct. He was held on a $50,000 bond.

Police said, "The homeowner was not injured and a secondary search of the home was conducted to assure there were no other parties involved."

Credit: Meriden Police