The Lindenhurst Police Department is investigating a home invasion in which a male offender, armed with a handgun, broke into a home in Lindenhurst early Tuesday morning.
The suspect entered a home in the 700 block of Beck Rd in Lindenhurst at approximately 1:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.
The offender was described as an African American male, wearing a mask and a black hooded sweatshirt. The offender reportedly entered the home through an unlocked door. Once inside the residence, the offender removed jewelry, cellphones, an Xbox game station and a television.
The offender fled the address in an older model, silver/gray Chevy four-door, with a two-tone white/black interior. No one was injured in the incident.
“The specific details indicate that this is a targeted, isolated event, specific to the people involved. We feel that there is no threat to the community and that this is not a random act”, Police Chief Thomas Jones said.
Police said this is an active investigation and encourage anyone with information regarding the incident to contact the Lindenhurst Police Department at (847) 356-5400.