BRIDGEPORT - Two Bridgeport men were arrested after police investigated a report of suspicious people in a building in the 200th block of Main Street on Tuesday.

Upon arrival, police came across two men in an apartment later identified as Ta’Ron Pharr and Jaylen Wilson, both 20 years old.

As police began their questioning, Pharr ran out of the apartment and after a short foot pursuit was apprehended, said Scott Appleby, the director of the city’s Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security.

“On his person was drug paraphernalia and during the pursuit the officers recovered a firearm that Pharr had tossed. Wilson was arrested at the building with no incident.”

Pharr was charged with criminal trespass, interfering/resisting arrest, possession with intent to sell and illegal possession.

Wilson was charged with criminal trespass, interfering/resisting arrest, possession with intent to sell.