According to police on Sunday, Jan. 12, a burglar kicked down the rear door of the home and began to rummage through it. When the homeowner's relative visited the house to check up on it, he discovered the burglar still inside.
The relative got into a physical altercation with the burglar, who eventually fled on foot. When police watched video surveillance taken inside the home, they discovered a second suspect was with the initial suspect.
One of the suspects is described as a white male in his late 20s or early 30s, with short brown hair. He is approximately 6 feet 1 inch tall, approximately 220 pounds and was wearing a black sweatshirt, a black North Face knit hat and jeans.
Photos of the thief were provided as was the video of the break-in, hosted on the Suffolk County Police Department's YouTube channel.
Police are asking anyone with information about this crime to contact Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.