A Dartmouth man is under arrest for an attempted burglary early Wednesday at a home on Avis Street.

According to a press release from the Dartmouth Police Department, officers responded to a 911 call shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday. When they arrived, they spotted a man running into a wooded area near the home.

The homeowner told police a male suspect carrying a metal pipe had banged on the door and yelled, "This is the police. I have a warrant. Open the door." The suspect attempted to kick in both the front and back doors of the home before fleeing.

Just before 4 a.m., Officer Joseph Hilchey was patrolling in the area and spotted a man matching the suspect's description. The man was stopped and arrested.

Twenty-year-old Joshua Correia of Dartmouth was charged with vandalizing property, impersonating a police officer, and attempted burglary.

He was booked at Dartmouth Police Headquarters and transported to New Bedford District Court for arraignment.

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