Police seeking masked, knife-wielding suspect who broke into a May Place home on Sunday, June 4.
Massapequa Park, NY - June 5, 2017 - Seventh Squad detectives are investigating an occupied burglary that occurred in Massapequa Park on Sunday, 06/04/17 at 5:33 A.M.
According to detectives, a male victim, 22, while asleep in his residence located on May Place, heard a noise inside, got up and began to walk the house, where he encountered a male subject. The subject, whose face was covered, was holding a large kitchen knife and demanded money.
A struggle ensued inside the side door and the victim suffered multiple stab wounds to both hands and one to his chest. The victim’s aunt and uncle heard the commotion and came to his aid. The victim’s aunt, 65, was punched in the ribs.
The subject fled north on foot. Both victims were transported to area hospitals.
The subject is described as a male, white and 5’ 11” tall. He is approximately 20-25 years old. No further description is available.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.