TRUMBULL — Police are crediting an alert resident with aiding in the arrest of a teen suspected of stealing from unlocked vehicles in the Park Lane area early Monday morning.
According to police, a resident reported seeing a person checking the doors of vehicles parked in their driveway on their surveillance system around 3 a.m. The first arriving officer reported seeing an individual run from a nearby home and get into an SUV. The vehicle sped away, colliding with the officer’s patrol car, police said. The officer sustained minor injuries and did not require medical treatment, police said.