Suspect Robs Two Homes on Reginald, Slams Door On Police Officer’s Wrist

Tuesday September 18th, 2012

Posted at 2:36pm

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On Saturday September 15th at approximately 3:35 a.m. Windsor Police were dispatched to a residence in the 5400 block of Reginald in relation to a break and enter that had just occurred. Police attended the scene and spoke with a female victim.

Investigation has indicated that the victim was awakened by a noise in her residence. She got out of bed and observed a man at her stairwell. Upon seeing the victim the male told her that he heard her alarm go off and that he was wanting to let her know. The male then fled the residence. The victim discovered that entry had been gained to her back door and that the accused had turned off her alarm. The victim called police to report the male that was in her residence.

Police in the area were confronted by another complainant who could only see officer’s flashlights in the dark. After identifying themselves as police, this complainant reported that his girlfriend’s residence was just broken into as well. The same suspect description was provided. While speaking with police, the accused male ran by the parking lot and the complainant identified him as being the male that had just broken into his girlfriend’s residence.

Police chased this male on foot. As he ran, he threw a backpack to the ground. He was caught and arrested without incident. The backpack was identified as being property from one of the residences. It contained items of stolen food from the same residence.

As police were placing the suspect into the rear of the prisoner transport wagon, the suspect kicked the rear door causing it to slam on an officer’s wrist. The officer attended hospital where he was treated for a sprained wrist.

Gladson Chinyangwa, 21 years of age of Windsor is charged with 2 counts of Break and Enter, Possession of Stolen Property, and Assault Police.

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