Off-duty police chief helps arrest suspect

Bridgeport's police chief is being credited with helping make an arrest while he was off the clock. Chief Joe Gaudett says he was walking downtown

Bridgeport's police chief is being credited with helping make an arrest while he was off the clock.

Bridgeport's police chief is being credited with helping make an arrest while he was off the clock. (8/8/15)

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport's police chief is being credited with helping make an arrest while he was off the clock.

Chief Joe Gaudett says he was walking downtown Thursday when he came across a Connecticut state marshal who was struggling to handcuff a suspect.

Gaudett says the suspect was not cooperating with the marshal so he stepped in to help.

Officials say the man was being arrested for failing to make family support payments.

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