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Cops: Syosset Man Discovers Intruder in Bathroom

A Syosset man awoke early Tuesday morning to use the bathroom, only to find a burglar ruffling through his wife's purse, police said.

According to cops, the 72-year-old male woke up at 3:30 a.m. to use the facilities, only to discover the male, described as either white or light-skinned Hispanic, holding his wife's pocketbook.

The suspect fled the scene via the back door with an unknown amount of money. No injuries were reported. The suspect is described as 6 feet tall, 20-30 years old, and he was wearing a knit cap and dark pants.

Detectives request anyone with information regarding this crime to contact Nassau County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.
Syosset Mrs. December 03, 2013 at 02:54 PM
WHERE DID THIS HAPPEN. STREET??
Gary Lowy December 03, 2013 at 03:17 PM
Get an Alarm!
Peter Song December 03, 2013 at 03:38 PM
cold spring road, by cherry lane.
Michael Ganci (Editor) December 03, 2013 at 03:45 PM
Correct, Cold Spring Road.
Six Pack December 03, 2013 at 03:57 PM
To bad he didn't have a gun in his hand. He could have shot this animal in the face.
knee jerk December 25, 2013 at 08:07 PM
See, having prostate problems is not as bad as they make it out on those late night infomercials. In fact, it might have saved this elderly man from a serial intruder like the "Zoidiac".

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