Philmont home invasion under investigation

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PHILMONT,
NY – Sheriff's are investigating
a home invasion in Philmont on Friday morning.

The incident happened at approximately 4:09 a.m. at a
residence on Eagle Street.

Sheriff's say multiple individuals forced their way into an
apartment and demanded money.

Living at the apartment was a 24-year-old female and a 25-year-old
male with their three children: a five-year-old girl, a four-year-old boy, and
a seven-month-old girl. All of the residents were asleep and were awoke by
sounds of someone forcing their way into the apartment.

The father was confronted by more than one individual
wearing hooded sweatshirts with their faces covered and appeared to have handguns.
The suspects demanded money and took an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the
apartment on foot.

No one was injured during the incident and the case is under
investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff's
Office Criminal Investigative Branch at (518) 828-4316.

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