Cops: Flanders man charged with burglary after home break-in

Southampton Town police arrested a 55-year-old Flanders man after he allegedly broke into a home early Friday morning.

According to police, a homeowner on Tyler Street woke up to an unknown man in their home around 4:45 a.m. He was found rifling through a pocketbook when he was chased outside and detained for police by another person at the home, officials said in a media alert.

Police arrived shortly after and arrested Christopher Turner on second-degree burglary charges.

He was arraigned in Southampton Town Justice Court and remanded to the county jail, according to police.