Albertson woman knocked down in home invasion: police

Noah Manskar

Nassau County police are seeking a man who they say broke into an Albertson woman’s house early Saturday morning.

The man pried open the front door of the Lea Place home at 12:05 a.m. Saturday, waking up the 78-year-old woman, police said.

The woman got out of bed to investigate the noise and ran into the man at her bedroom door, police said. He told her to get back into bed and pushed her onto the floor before running out of the house, police said.

No one was hurt in the break-in, police said. The man did not take anything from the house, police said, but he damaged the front door frame and door jamb.

The man has a medium complexion and stands about 6-foot-1 and weighs about 240 pounds, police said. He was carrying a flashlight and a black backpack over his shoulder, and wore black clothing.

Anyone with information about the crime can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-8477 to leave an anonymous tip.

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