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SCPD: 87-Year-Old Shelter Island Man Injured After His Home was Burglarized

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The victim was transported to Stony Brook University Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained during the incident, officials report.

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SCPD are investigating a burglary during which an 87-year-old Shelter Island resident was injured.

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Shelter Island, NY - March 20, 2018 - Suffolk County Police Department Major Case detectives, in conjunction with the Shelter Island Police Department, are investigating a burglary during which an 87-year-old resident was injured in Shelter Island.
 
Shelter Island Police officers responded to check on the welfare of an elderly resident of a residence on Oak Tree Lane at approximately 12:40 p.m on Monday, March 19, 2018. Upon the arrival, that resident was discovered injured and in need of immediate medical attention. Shelter Island Emergency Medical Services responded and the victim was transported via Suffolk County Police helicopter to Stony Brook University Medical Center for treatment of injuries sustained during the incident.
 
Major Case Section detectives, in cooperation with the Shelter Island Police Department, are actively investigating the circumstances of this incident and are seeking the public’s help for any information that can lead to the identification of the suspect(s). Detectives ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.