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Burglars stole wedding cake, bat & booze during bizarre home invasion: Cops

Two Connecticut men are accused of stealing various items—including the top of a wedding cake—during an August 27 home invasion.

The Hartford Courant reports that Zachary Jurewicz, 24, and Eric Rawson, 26, allegedly stole several items, including a bat they used to destroy property at the Tolland residence. Police said a man and his juvenile daughter were home at the time.

Armed with a bat, the men then reportedly went to a nearby home and stole a purse, alcohol, a laptop, and the top portion of a wedding cake from inside a freezer. Police said a brief argument transpired between the homeowner and men before they took her possessions.

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Jurewicz and Rawson are said to have fled the home and retreated into nearby woods. The two men were taken into custody a short time later, after an officer and police K-9 tracked down Jurewicz and Rawson, according to the Tolland Patch.

Jurewicz and Rawson were charged with home invasion, first-degree burglary, fifth- and sixth-degree larceny, disorderly conduct, first-degree risk of injury to a child, second-degree burglary, second-degree criminal mischief, and breach of peace.

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Appearing in court on Monday, Jurewicz and Rawson are each being held on a $200,000 bond. It’s unclear whether the burglaries were targeted.

[Featured Image: Connecticut State Police (CSP)]