PORTER CORNERS – A Middle Grove man broke into a home and hit a woman with a gun Thursday, Saratoga County Sheriff’s officials said.
Deputies then found him hiding in a closet in the home, officials said.
Joshua W. Pozefsky, 28, of Middle Grove, was arrested and charged with second-degree burglary and second-degree assault, felonies.
He is accused of breaking into the Porter Corners residence and also hitting the woman on the side of her head with a gun. Officials described the incident as a domestic.
Pozefsky was also accused of throwing the woman’s cell phone out of the window of a moving taxi cab and was then located by deputies hiding in a closet where the burglary happened, officials said.
Officials did not describe the sequence of events further.
Deputies recovered the firearm with the help of a sheriff’s K-9, who alerted to it in an area of the home, officials said.
Pozefsky was arraigned and ordered held on bail.