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Brooklyn man pleads guilty to burglarizing Mentz home with handgun, led police on pursuit

A Brooklyn man has pleaded guilty to burglary and criminal possession of a weapon.

Cayuga County Acting District Attorney Brittany Grome Antonacci announced Monday that 34-year-old Hassan Glenn pled guilty to one count of first-degree burglary and one count of second-degree criminal possession of weapon.

He admitted to entering a porch in Mentz on March 2 with a loaded 9mm handgun. He stole a pair of snow pants and crow bar, then fled when law enforcement arrived.

A pursuit occurred and Glenn was observed throwing the handgun near the Thruway.

He faces upwards of 8 years in prison. Sentencing is scheduled for October 13.

He was released from parole in 2021 after serving part of a assault sentence following conviction in New York City.