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Cops: Suspect sought in attempted armed burglary in Riverhead

Riverhead Town police are searching for a suspect in an attempted armed burglary at a house on Melene Avenue, according to a press release. 

The man entered the home shortly before midnight Saturday by kicking in the front door armed with a handgun, police said. He then fled when confronted by a resident in the home, escaping south toward Lewis Street in a white vehicle with three other men inside.

Police are asking anyone with information on this incident call detectives at 631-727-4500 ex. 327.