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Bridgeport Man Accused Of Endangering Child After Chase In Stratford

The Stratford Police Department arrested a Bridgeport man on a number of charges after they reported that he fled from police with a pregnant woman and infant in his car, according to the Connecticut Post.
The Stratford Police Department arrested a Bridgeport man on a number of charges after they reported that he fled from police with a pregnant woman and infant in his car, according to the Connecticut Post. Photo Credit: Stratford Police Department

STRATFORD, Conn. -- A 32-year-old Bridgeport father is facing criminal charges after police say he put his infant at risk by engaging in a police pursuit Friday with the baby and a pregnant woman in the car, according to the Connecticut Post.

Andre Fernandez, of Hansen Street in Bridgeport, was released on bond after being charged with reckless driving, engaging police in a pursuit, risk of injury of a minor and interfering with police, the Connecticut Post says.

Police said they saw his car swerve on Barnum Avenue Cutoff, then nearly cause several accidents on I-95 while trying to escape police, the Connecticut Post reports.

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