WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A Scarsdale husband and wife received a scare early on Wednesday morning when two masked men were rummaging through their home, prompting a physical altercation.
Shortly after 2:15 a.m. on Wednesday, April 19, a Berwick Road resident reported to police that two masked men were in her home, prompting an intervention from first responders.
According to Scarsdale Police Capt. Thomas Altizio, police were on the scene in less than three minutes, where they then began interviewing the victims while additional units canvassed the immediate area in search of the suspects.
Altizio said that the victims reported that they were in bed when they were woken up by the sounds of two men running through the home. Both the husband and wife confronted the two suspects, and a physical altercation broke out between the homeowners and suspects, who managed to flee the scene.
Members of the Scarsdale Police Department’s Investigations Section responded to the residence and are forensically processing the scene and collecting physical evidence. The suspects have not been located and no arrests have been made. It was not immediately disclosed if the suspects took any items from the residence.
The investigation into the burglary is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding the incident can confidentially call investigators with the Scarsdale Police Department at (914) 722-1200.