TODAY'S PAPER
Clear 32° Good Evening
Clear 32° Good Evening
Long IslandNassau

Cops: Burglar wakes woman, leaves empty-handed

Police are searching for a burglar who fled a home in New Hyde Park after waking a woman in her bedroom.

The burglary occurred at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, Nassau County police said. The resident, identified only as a 50-year-old woman, was not injured.

Police said the burglar escaped without any proceeds.

A living room window in the rear of the home was later found to have been pried open, police said. It was not immediately clear if police recovered any forensic evidence.

Police ask anyone with information about the burglary to call Crime Stoppers at 800-244-TIPS. All calls will remain confidential.

Latest Long Island News

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to Newsday is free for Optimum customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE