Man accused in string of car break-ins near UB campus

Police say 20-year-old Pharaoh Eaton was seen checking door handles and peering into cars with a flashlight on Atlantic Avenue early Saturday morning.

Bridgeport police have made an arrest in connection with a series of car break-ins near the University of Bridgeport campus.

Bridgeport police have made an arrest in connection with a series of car break-ins near the University of Bridgeport campus. (8/26/15)

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport police have made an arrest in connection with a series of car break-ins near the University of Bridgeport campus.

Police say 20-year-old Pharaoh Eaton was seen checking door handles and peering into cars with a flashlight on Atlantic Avenue early Saturday morning.

The arrest followed increased patrols in the area after an uptick in burglaries over the past three weeks.

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