Plymouth police arrested a Marshfield man for allegedly breaking into a home on Bartlett Road sometime early Thursday morning.
The suspect, Clark Phillips, 28, initially drew attention to himself when he was allegedly spotted banging on the back door of another home on Bartlett Road at around 2:30 a.m.. According to Captain John Rogers, Phillips reportedly fled when the homeowners came to the door.
He was found by police who saw that he was bleeding from the hand, Rogers said. Phillips claimed he had been assaulted, he added. Phillips was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth.
Later that morning, Rogers said, the homeowner called to reported his neighbor’s back door had been forced open. Upon investigation, police found the back door window broken and a brick on the floor, according to Rogers. They also found blood at the scene, he said. Nothing was taken from the home.
Phillips was charged with breaking and entering in the nighttime for a felony, malicious destruction of property over $250 and disturbing the peace.