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Police: On-Duty Security Guard Mugged, Assaulted In Trumbull

Trumbull Police Department.
Trumbull Police Department. Photo Credit: Skip Pearlman

TRUMBULL, Conn. — Trumbull Police are investigating the assault and attempted robbery of an on-duty private security guard in the Oakview Drive area of town.

The guard stopped behind a silver Toyota Corolla parked near 100 Oakview Drive at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 9, police said.

As the security guard got out of his vehicle, the driver of the Toyota approached and asked for a light, police said. When the guard looked away, the suspect struck him in the face and said, “Give me what you got,” police said.

After a brief scuffle, the suspect broke free and fled in his vehicle, driving off toward Old Town Road, police said.

The guard sustained minor injuries during the altercation, police said.

The suspect was described as an African-American man, about 5-foot-8 and weighing 150 pounds, with short facial hair. He was wearing a dark-colored hoodie at the time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Trumbull Police Department directly at 203-261-3665 or via the anonymous and confidential Tip Line at trumbull-ct.gov/police .

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