NORWALK, Conn. - A Norwalk man was threatened Monday night by a would-be intruder with a pocket knife, Norwalk Police report. The West Cedar Street resident told police he heard a noise on his porch at about 10:30 p.m. and found a man he did not know trying get into the home through a screen. The 6-foot-tall black man was holding a piece of luggage and wearing black clothing, according to Officer Carlton Giles.
The intruder ran to the porch steps, turned, pulled a small folding knife from his pocket and threatened the resident. The man yelled at him to leave, and he started to, but then stopped in the yard and threatened the victim again, police say. Then he walked away.
Police searched the area but did not find anyone matching the description. They did find that the window screen had been ripped.
Also on the police blotter:
? Workers at Servpro, 1 Bishop St., reported a burglary at 8:49 a.m. Tuesday. A rear window had been broken. Missing were an HP laptop computer and a bowl of loose coins. A credit card had been moved, but not stolen.
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