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Man Illegally Enters Numerous Occupied Long Island Homes, Police Say

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Police are investigating after a man allegedly made illegal entry into numerous homes on Long Island.

Suffolk County Police Sixth Squad detectives say they have received numerous reports from residents in Coram and Middle Island that a man entered homes through unlocked doors or windows during overnight hours between Sunday, May 5 and Sunday, Nov. 10.

At least eight homes were entered, police say.

In two of the incidents, the man allegedly made non-sexual physical contact with female residents before fleeing, possibly on a bicycle, police say.

In the other six incidents, police say the man fled the home after being confronted by a resident.

No injuries or stolen possessions were reported in any of the incidents, which police say occurred in the following locations:

  • Judith Drive in Coram (Sunday, May 5 at approximately 1:30 a.m.)
  • Swezey Lane in Middle Island (Friday, Sept. 6 at approximately 4:50 a.m.)
  • Margaret Drive in Coram (Sunday, Sept. 8 at approximately 4:45 a.m.)
  • Wilson Avenue in Middle Island (Tuesday, Sept. 24 at approximately 4:40 a.m.)
  • Margaret Drive in Coram (Tuesday, Oct. 15 at approximately 2:30 a.m.)
  • Adams Lane in Middle Island (Monday, Oct. 28 at approximately 2:55 a.m.)
  • Carr Lane in Coram (Monday, Oct. 28 approximately 5:10 a.m.)
  • Carr Lane in Coram (Sunday, Nov. 10 at approximately 2:35 a.m.)

The suspect is described as a black male with a thin build who is between 5 feet 9 inches and 6 feet tall, according to police.

Anyone with information about these incidents is urged to contact the Sixth Squad at (631) 854-8652 or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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