Glen Cove city police are asking for the public’s help in finding a suspect wanted for his alleged role in an armed home invasion in which a victim was pistol-whipped on Memorial Day.

Kahlan “Prada” Ambles and two other suspects who were previously arrested allegedly broke into a house on Coles Street, demanded money at gunpoint from a victim inside, and then fled the scene after the assault at 10 p.m. May 26, police said.

Ambles, who previously lived on Carpenter Street in Glen Cove, is described as 6-feet, 2-inches tall with a skinny build, police said.

Anyone with information regarding Kahlan Ambles or his whereabouts is asked to call Glen Cove Police Lt. John Nagle or Det. Brian Glennon at 516-676-1002/ 516-676-1000 or send an email to


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