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Armed Men Burglarize Occupied Lindenhurst Home, Resident Struck with Bat

Four men barge into North Railroad Avenue home August 10, police say.

Four armed men forced their way into a Lindenhurst home Wednesday night and struck a resident in the head with a bat during a , Suffolk County Police said. 

Police said a female resident at 511 North Railroad Avenue answered a knock at the door around 9:55 p.m. on August 10. The four men, unknown to the woman, were armed with a handgun, baseball bat and a pipe.

The men entered the home and hit the woman in the head with the bat, the SCPD said. The men demanded money, in Spanish, and engaged in a struggle with another resident at the home.

The suspects, who were wearing dark clothing and masks, fled without any proceeds, police said. 

The female victim was transported to in West Islip for treatment of a head injury. No other injuries were reported.

The SCPD is asking anyone with information to call the First Squad at 631-854-8152 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

Summer Lee August 11, 2011 at 06:54 PM
crazy this is right down the block from us...... crazy sh*t goin on in lindy this week
Eddie August 12, 2011 at 05:17 AM
Always check the door before you answer. Especially late at night.
Penny Casey August 12, 2011 at 12:48 PM
It was 10 o'clock at night what are we thinking opening up our doors???Unless we look out the window we should not be opening the door to anyone out there.So many break ins, burglaries are happening in our area people should be extra cautious and more aware of what "could" happen in these times. The days of being able to leave your doors unlocked or even walking through our towns safely are sadly I believe long gone.I hope this woman that was attacked is doing ok.
Melody Anne Butler August 12, 2011 at 05:19 PM
I really hope they find these guys!

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