BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH)-- A 40-year-old man was arrested after an hours long stand-off where he hurled household items at Bridgeport police on Wednesday night.
Police say the stand began at 6:50 PM at 227 Edna Avenue when Devin Robinson locked and barricaded the front and back doors of the apartment, after telling his ex-girlfriend he came to retrieve his belongings.
She told police she let him in the house because he appeared to be amicable but then the situation escalated into a fight. When she went down to answer the doorbell, that's when he barricaded himself.
Before police arrived, he also threatened her life.
When police surrounded the house, a shirtless Robinson climbed out of the third floor window, cursed at police, made obscene gestures, and intimated he had a gun.
While crisis negotiated tried working with him, Robinson continued to curse and make belligerent comments.
He then began hurling objects like an air conditioner, canned food, furniture, pots and pans, a baker's rack, and a gaming system out of the window at officers.
Police say Robinson also told them that if he was arrested, he would kill his ex-girlfriend after he made bond.
Police were able to eventually make entry in the apartment and arrest Robinson after a brief struggle.
Police also found a booby trap that apparently was placed above a door and designed to injure officers who entered.
Robinson was charged with assault on a police officer, threatening, interfering with police, and various other charges.
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