Police are investigate and search for a suspect in Duxbury after an early afternoon home invasion.
“An off-duty Duxbury Police officer called to report that a man burst into his home while he was sleeping in an upstairs bedroom,” according to a statement released by Police Chief Matt Clancy. “The suspect ran up the stairs and entered the room in which the officer was sleeping, awakening the officer who confronted the man. The suspect quickly fled back down the stairs and out of the house.”
State Police says assisted Duxbury in the search for a suspect; a white male, dark hair, goatee, wearing a black bruin’s shirt.
Duxbury Police say they issued a reverse 911 notification to area residents about the search and then issued a later message to notify residents that the search had ended.
State Police say they don’t believe the suspect was armed.
“Investigators have received numerous tips and are actively working the case,” according to Clancy. “It appears this incident is connected to several other residential burglaries that occurred Monday.”
Duxbury Police say they have also investigated another burglary on Tobey Gardens, and that police in neighboring Pembroke and Kingston are investigating multiple burglaries in their towns that all occurred Monday during the day at unoccupied homes.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Duxbury Police at (781) 934-5656.