WILTON — Police are continuing the search for an at-large suspect who fled the scene of a reported home invasion Monday night.

When confronted by the resident of the Canal Street home, the suspect left immediately, according to Wilton Police Chief Heidi Wilcox.

“It should be noted that no weapons were observed, no threats were made and nothing is known to be missing from the home,” Wilcox said.

Police canvassed the neighborhood Monday night and during the day Tuesday searching for evidence of the suspect, she said.

The suspect was described by the resident as being in his early 20s, more than six feet tall and more than 200 pounds in a report released by Wilcox on Tuesday. He was wearing blue jeans and a gray hooded sweatshirt, according to the report.

Wilcox wouldn’t release identifying details about the resident, but described the person as being both angry and frightened at the event.

At about 8 p.m., Wilcox said police received a call from the resident, who said that an unknown man had entered the resident’s home. 

Franklin County Sheriff’s Department used a police dog to track the suspect’s trail and said he may have traveled up High Street in Wilton to an area near South Stockford Avenue, according to Wilcox.

Wilcox asked that anyone in the area who saw anything suspicious or a vehicle unknown to them Monday evening to call police at 645-3876 or e-mail [email protected]

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