Cops: Burglar broke into house while owners vacationed

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A Riverhead family returned home from vacation Tuesday only to discover their house was burglarized while they were away, town police said.

On Tuesday, the homeowners reported someone had broken into their house on Red Oak Court, according to police.

Officers believe the robber entered the residence by forcing open a door and stole items from inside, a police report states.

The detective squad is investigating the incident.