Police seek man who broke into Elmont home

Nassau police are searching for a man they said broke into an Elmont home Wednesday and startled a woman as she slept in her bedroom.

Fourth Squad detectives are investigating the 11:30 a.m. burglary on Freeman Avenue, but have no suspects yet, police said.

The 21-year-old victim said that she was awakened by noises made by a man who had entered her home by cutting through a screen on the first floor of the house.


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The man left the house after the victim awoke, but did not take any items, police said. The victim said she was not injured.

Police described the suspect as a 20-year-old man with a thin build wearing a black shirt with white writing on it and dark pants.

Detectives urge anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS.

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