PD: Man charged in Watertown home invasion


Watertown Police have arrested a Bridgeport man for kidnapping a male victim at gunpoint and stealing cash and electronics from the victim.

Police said Youssef Mohammed, 22, was one of the three suspects that kidnapped a man at gunpoint on Falls and Sunnyside Avenues on April 23.

They forced the man back into a home where they stole cash and electronics. The victim was not hurt.

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Mohammed was arrested on Wednesday and received multiple charges including kidnapping, home invasion, and burglary. He was arraigned in court on Wednesday and was held on $250,000 bond.

Mohammed also received charges for an attempting to intimidate the victim after the incident.

Police believe the suspects specifically targeted the victim and it was not a randomized attack.

This incident is still under investigation and more arrests are expected, police said.


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