Laundry sends burglar running

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The Milford Police Department is currently investigating a home invasion and a narrowly avoided burglary from November 20, 2015.

On November 20 at approximately 8:00 p.m. officers were dispatched to a home on Devonshire Road in Milford. The homeowner stated that she spotted an unknown male, roughly 5’7″ in height and wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, standing in her kitchen.

Upon seeing the suspect, she threw her filled laundry basket into the kitchen, in the his direction. She immediately ran upstairs to her bedroom and locked the door.

The suspect had entered her home by forcing his way through the kitchen window. The screen was cut and the window was pushed up. Police say it appeared that the suspect left through a side door next to the kitchen, without taking any belongings.

This incident is still under investigation. Anyone with any relevant information is asked to call the Milford Police Department at (203) 878-6551, or Detective Dancy at (203) 783-4798, referencing Case No. 6974-15.

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