MANCHESTER-BY-THE-SEA (CBS) – A Manchester-By-The-Sea man was arrested over the weekend after a girl instructed police an individual dressed as a pirate broke into her home whereas she was sleeping.
It occurred simply earlier than 9 p.m. on Sunday on Raymond Avenue.
The lady stated she was watching tv in mattress and fell asleep, then woke as much as a person standing over her. The lady instructed police the person, who was holding a canine, stated with a British accent “The place are my tongs?”
Police say the person left after the girl screamed. Listening to the girl yelling, neighbors got here to assist and had been in a position to get the suspect’s license plate.
A short while later, police stopped 79-year-old Herbert Gleason. In a report on the incident, an officer famous that Gleason was carrying a black bandanna on his head, a black shirt, and a brown leather-based belt with a gold chain and pendants. He was not carrying footwear.
“That is the outfit I imagine (the sufferer) was referring to when she said the male was dressed like a pirate,” police famous.
Gleason was charged with breaking and coming into within the daytime with intent to commit a felony.
In accordance with the Gloucester Occasions, Gleason’s lawyer stated the incident is a “big misunderstanding.” The lawyer stated Gleason was strolling his canine on the seashore and poked his head inside a display screen door believing his “tong” sandals is likely to be within the lady’s home.
Gleason was launched on $1,000 private surety bond.