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Freund Street man arrested in attempted burglary

A 20-year-old Freund Street man was arrested late Thursday morning for allegedly trying to burglarize a house in the first block of Erskine Avenue in mid-October. Michael Dawkins was charged at his home with attempted second-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal mischief and petit larceny for allegedly climbing through a bedroom window of the Erskine Street home about 11:55 a.m. Oct. 15, only to be confronted by the home owner and fleeing. The black BuickDawkins was seen driving off Erskine reportedly figured into his identification and arrest.