Medford Christmas Eve Home Invasion Suspect Sought

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Suffolk County police released a sketch Wednesday of a suspect wanted for an armed home invasion in Medford on Christmas Eve.

The man in the sketch knocked on the door of a Sipp Avenue home and when a resident answered the door, the suspect flashed a silver handgun and forced his way inside on Dec. 24, police said.

The burglar stole cash, a laptop computer and a cellphone before fleeing the scene, police said.

The suspect in the sketch was described as a black man, 25 to 30 years old, 5-feet, 9-inches to 5-feet, 10-inches tall, 180 to 200 pounds with a beard and mustache. He was wearing a baseball cap with a gray hooded sweatshirt, gray sweat pants and brown and green Timberland boots.

Sixth Squad detectives ask anyone with information about this crime to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-220-TIPS.  All calls will be kept confidential. A cash reward of up to $5,000 is being for information that leads to an arrest.

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