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Lynbrook Man Chases Burglar Out of Home in Middle of Night; Police Currently Seeking Lone Suspect

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The homeowner woke up when he heard the garage door open and saw the subject in his hallway, and chased the subject out of the house through the garage, officials say.

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NCPD are investigating a burglary that occurred in Lynbrook on Monday, July 31.

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Lynbrook, NY - July 31, 2017 - Fifth Squad detectives are investigating an occupied burglary that occurred in Lynbrook on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 1:53 A.M.
 
According to detectives, a male subject entered a residence on S Williams St. while the male victim, 53, was asleep on the couch on the first floor. The subject had ransacked the victim’s vehicle, which was parked in the driveway, removed the garage door opener that was inside the car and gained access through the garage.  
 
The homeowner woke up when he heard the garage door open and saw the subject in his hallway. The homeowner then chased the subject out of the house through the garage. No known proceeds at this time.
 
No injuries were reported.
 
The male subject (race unknown) is approximately 5’9” tall, average build, early 20’s, wearing a dark red t-shirt, blue jeans, black shoes and a dark colored rimmed hat. 
 
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.