A mother and her two children locked themselves in a bedroom during an attempted burglary in Bridgeport Tuesday morning.
Police said Miguel Romero Sanchez, 47, broke into a home on Rockland Street around 11 a.m.
Upon arrival, police found Sanchez of Bridgeport inside the house and once he saw the officers, he ran away.
Sanchez was arrested a short time later and police recovered a cell phone and debit card among other items from him.
Sanchez was charged with third-degree burglary, fifth-degree larceny, two counts of risk of injury to a minor and criminal mischief.
He is being held on a $25,000 bond.
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