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Police Searching for Intruder Scared Off by Homeowner

The Middlebury homeowner reportedly confronted the alleged intruder, who then fled the scene near the Southbury line in a dark blue pick-up truck.


Middlebury police are seeking the public's help after officers were called to a burglary-in-progress near the 200 block area of Christian Road today, at approximately 11:20 a.m.

According to Acting Chief Richard Wildman, the suspect entered an occupied residence through a unlocked door. The homeowner confronted the intruder, who reportedly ran from the house and got into a standard size dark blue pick up-truck with a ladder rack on it.

The alleged intruder fled from the scene toward Route 64, also known as Middlebury Road. This area is near the Woodbury and Southbury town lines, Wildman said.

Police are looking for a white male with tan skin, with a height of 5'10" to 6", Police describe the suspect as heavy set with black hair. He was reportedly wearing a dark colored Hoodie and had a white baseball cap on with sunglasses on the visor.

There was no physical altercation between the homeowner and alleged intruder, police said. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Middlebury Police at 203-577-4028.

See the truth February 02, 2013 at 06:04 PM
Ok, so an overweight guy in a ladder rack equipped pickup is "fleeing" an attempted robbery, the police are called, we know which way he headed out, but......we couldn't catch him????? Really?? The police station is like a mile from that address. I'm sorry to hear all of that.
Southbury Resident February 04, 2013 at 07:42 PM
...And people wonder why single women in Newtown had AR-15 in her house.

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