Police look for suspect in Vestal burglary

By Suzanne Proulx

Police look for suspect in Vestal burglary

February 27, 2013 Updated Feb 28, 2013 at 12:34 PM EDT

Vestal, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Police are looking for a man who forced his way into a home on South Jensen Road in Vestal on Wednesday.

It happened just before 3 p.m. at 128 South Jensen Road.

An unknown man rang the doorbell, forced his way into the house and held the female resident at knife-point with a kitchen or chef's knife.

The woman was home with her two toddlers, a 1-year-old and 2-year-old. After the incident, she was able to go to a neighbors house to call 911. She wasn't injured, but taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Vestal Police are looking for a white male, approximately 50 years old with short to medium length dark hair with grey, scruffy facial hair and discolored teeth. He was wearing blue jeans a flannel or plaid shirt over a t-shirt.

Witnesses in the neighborhood report seeing a male matching the suspect's description in the area before and after the incident.

Police say if you were in the area and may have seen or spoken to this man or believe that you know him please call Vestal Detectives at (607) 754-2477 extension 347.

New York State Police and Johnson City Police K-9 units assisted in the investigation.

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