Man accused in West Hartford break-in linked to Glastonbury burg - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Man accused in West Hartford break-in linked to Glastonbury burglary

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GLASTONBURY, CT (WFSB) -

A man accused of attacking an elderly man in a home in West Hartford has been linked to another break-in.

Police said Tony Villegas is accused of breaking into a home on Neipsic Road in Glastonbury in March.

Villegas reportedly stole over $50,000 worth of jewelry and other valuables.

He was arrested a few weeks later for a similar burglary in West Hartford, during which he assaulted and seriously injured a 79-year-old homeowner who confronted him.

Villegas has been behind bars since his arrest by West Hartford police.

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