WILTON — Police are searching for a man who fled the scene of a reported home invasion Monday night.

The man left when confronted by the resident of the Canal Street home, Wilton Police Chief Heidi Wilcox said.

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

Police searched the neighborhood Monday night and during the day Tuesday looking for signs of the person, she said.

The man was described by the resident as being in his early 20s, more than 6 feet tall and more than 200 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans and a gray hooded sweatshirt, according to the police report.

Wilcox said the home’s resident was angry and frightened by the invasion.

She said police got a call about 8 p.m. from the resident, who said that a stranger was in the house.

Franklin County Sheriff’s Department officers used a police dog to track the man’s trail and said he may have traveled up High Street 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 to contact police at 645-3876 or [email protected]


Matt Hongoltz-Hetling — 861-9287
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