A West Islip resident reportedly interrupted a car burglary outside of his home on Lawn Avenue in the early morning hours Tuesday.
According to the victim, who requested anonymity, he went outside just after 6 a.m. upon discovering his car light was on. He then found a man searching through his car.
The victim reportedly chased the burglar down Sutton Court toward Higbie Lane, where he spotted another man fleeing from a property.
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Nothing was taken from the car.
"No items appeared to be taken since nothing was in the car of value," the victim told Patch in an email. "I believe I stopped him soon after he started because there was not much disturbed inside."
A police report was filed shortly after the incident.
The suspect is described as a man about 6 feet 2 inches, white with brown spiky hair, wearing a maroon t-shirt and dark gray jeans.
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