[UPDATE] 8-August: According to New Canaan police, $14,000 worth of silverware and $200 in cash was stolen from the Ponus Ridge Road residence during the Saturday night home invasion.
The victim told police that there were at least two males who entered the home, both dressed in black, between 5'9" and 5'10" with a husky build, said Sgt. Carol Ogrinc.
The perpetrators walked into the home through the front area, which was not locked, and, upon hearing noises, the homeowner went downstairs to discover the men in his house, said Ogrinc.
There was a bit of a scuffle when the men tied up the homeowner, 52, who told police that he felt what he described as being a hard, metal object against the back of his head, said Ogrinc.
The New Canaan K-9 unit tracked the perpetrators to Cascade Road, but then stopped there, where the perpetrators' vehicle may have been parked, said Ogrinc.
There was another individual in the home who remained undiscovered and called police to report the incident, said Ogrinc.
Police will continue their investigation of the incident.
say the perpetrators of a home invasion on Ponus Ridge late Saturday escaped as officers approached the home on a report of the incident in progress.
No one was hurt in the home invasion, which was called in at about 10 p.m., according to police. Arriving at the home, police found a resident on the second floor with his hands and feet bound with rope, according to Lt. Vincent DeMaio.
“According to the victim, the perpetrators fled the residence upon seeing the approach of New Canaan Police marked units,” DeMaio said in a statement to the press.
from the Norwalk Police Department searched the area, DeMaio said.
“The perpetrators were not located and the K-9s track ended on a nearby side street where their vehicle was believed to be located,” DeMaio said.
The case is under investigation, police said.
Police collected evidence for forensic analysis. It isn’t clear whether this home invasion is related to others from the past year, he said.
About one year ago, a 60-year-old Lambert Road woman was . More recently, in May, a couple on Michigan Road , according to police.