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Bridgeport mayor candidate reports campaign office break-in

State Sen. Marilyn Moore

BRIDGEPORT — A candidate pursuing a write-in campaign for Bridgeport mayor is reporting a break-in at her campaign headquarters.

State Sen. Marilyn Moore says police responded to the break-in Monday night. In a news release she said it was one of several criminal incidents apparently intended to disrupt her campaign.

Moore is seeking to unseat her fellow Democrat, Mayor Joe Ganim. Last month Moore narrowly lost a primary election that has been marked by allegations of absentee ballot irregularities, which are being investigated by the State Elections Enforcement Commission.

The investigation followed a Hearst Connecticut Media report on widespread election problems, including people voting who were not registered Democrats.

Teh Bridgeport Police department said in a statement, Officers on shift responded immediately to a call from dispatch on October 7th at 7:09 pm and arrived on scene at 7:10 pm for a reported “break-in.” The complainant at the scene stated that she did not believe anything was missing or out of place.

The incident reported on Monday evening is being investigated by the Bridgeport Police Department. The Bridgeport Police Department encourages any resident, to immediately report any criminal activity. Anyone with information on this or any other incident is encouraged to call the Bridgeport Police Tips line: 203-576-TIPS.

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