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Interrupted burglary in Newtown leads to man's arrest

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Christopher Braun. (Newtown police photo) Christopher Braun. (Newtown police photo)

Police in Newtown said they arrested a man after he tried to burglarize a home.

They said they arrested 33-year-old Christopher Braun of Brookfield.

Police responded to Jacobs Lane just before 4:30 p.m.

They said the suspect had just left in a vehicle.

They spotted it on South Main Street and were able to stop him.

Braun was transported to their headquarters where he was charged with third-degree burglary, second-degree criminal mischief, conspiracy to commit third-degree larceny, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal trespass.

He was transferred to the custody of the State of Connecticut Parole Department and given a court date of Thursday.

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