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Cops: Baldwin man discovers burglary in progress at his home

A man returned to his Baldwin home on Saturday evening to find a burglar fleeing from his residence, Nassau County police said.

Police said the resident, 55, was returning to his DeMott Avenue home at 9:40 p.m. when he saw a man leave his home and climb over a rear fence.

The man, who ran toward Victoria Street, had gotten into the home through a basement window, police said. Nothing had been stolen.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. Callers will be kept anonymous.


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