Identical twins convicted of attempted burglary

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH)– A jury convicted identical twin brothers of trying to break into a house and attacking the people inside.

Jose and Francisco Navarro, 30, were convicted of attempted burglary, threatening and interfering with police.  Jose Navarro was also convicted of assaulting an officer, for spitting on one during his arrest.

This all stems from a May 19th incident on North Avenue. Court testimony reveal, the pair threatened to rape the homeowner’s girlfriend after being confronted while trying to break into the house.

The Navarros also fought with officers during their arrest.

In court Monday, their mother caused a scene while the verdict was handed down. She shouted at jurors before she was removed from the courtroom.

Jose Navarro is facing 27 years in prison, Francisco 22 years. They’re scheduled o be sentenced September 5th.

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