Police continue to search for two intruders who committed a home invasion on Huntington Street in New Haven on Monday afternoon and held two women captive. Investigators have recovered a vehicle that was stolen and will process it for evidence.
Two female residents, ages 71 and 58, were returning home to the multi-family resicent around 4 p.m. on Monday and were carrying groceries through the back door when two men confronted them, according to a news release from New Haven Police.
One intruder had a gun.
The men forced the women inside, tied them up and left in a victim's car, police said. Neither woman was injured.
The intruders stole a white 2003 Pontiac Aztek with Connecticut license plate 977-XGC from the victims. Police said on Thhursday that they have found the car.
Just after midnight, police responded to a parking complaint in the area of Frederick and Fowler streets and found the stolen car, police said.
The car has been moved to the police garage for a search of forensic evidence.
One intruder is described as 5-feet-8 to 6-feet tall and looked like he is in hie early 20s. He was wearing black clothing and a flat-brimmed baseball hat that was too big for his head.
The second man was also in his 20s and wearing all black, police said. He was described as 5-feet-6 to 5-feet-7, with short hair.
If you have any information, call New Haven police at 203-946-6316 or 203-946-6304 and ask to speak to a detective.
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