Police in Norwich say a 23 year old man forced his way into a Greene Avenue home just before 11:30 Friday morning and was scared away by the homeowner. A few minutes later police received the report of a burglary at a home on Fountain Street.
According to police Kenneth Donahue of Norwich forced his way into a home where there were 3 young children and a teenager.The teen was awakened by the sound of dogs barking and found Donahue inside.
Police say Doanhue fled, but was captured on Cedar Street.He has ben charged with Burgalry,Criminal Attept Larceny,Risk of Injury to a Minor, Disorderly conduct, Criminal Mischief and Failure to Appear.
Donahue is a suspect in other recent day time burglaries in the area.
Donahue is being held on $77,500 bond and is due in court Monday.