Cops Hunt For Home Invasion Suspect

Cops block off Tanyard Lane at the intersection with West Neck Road Tuesday evening as police scour Huntington village and the surrounding areas with hopes of tracking down a burglary suspect.

Cops block off Tanyard Lane at the intersection with West Neck Road Tuesday evening as police scour Huntington village and the surrounding areas with hopes of tracking down a burglary suspect.

A police dragnet was deployed early Tuesday evening as officers hunted for a suspect or suspects in a home invasion.

Police believe this is the second time in a week the suspect or suspects have tried to break into this particular home, police sources said.

A half dozen squad cars blocked off the entrance to the Hillbrae community at the corner of West Neck Road and Tanyard Lane, across the street from the Huntington-Cold Spring Harbor United Methodist Church, around 5 p.m., while other officers scoured the neighborhood in search of the culprits.

In Huntington village, a police helicopter could be heard aiding in the hunt.

A police source said the suspect or suspects in this case apparently tried to break into the same house about a week ago. This time, however, the suspect or suspects did not successfully burglarize the home, but damaged a door.

It’s unclear if anything was stolen during the previous attempt.

Anyone with information can call the Second Squad at 631-854-8200.