Police: Man broke into Hickory Road home

NAUGATUCK — Homeowners caught an intruder in their house on Hickory Road Monday night.

Police said the incident played out at about 11:45 p.m. The intruder, a man who was described as about 5 feet, 6 inches tall with a thin build and possibly wearing a hat or something on his head, fled the house on foot after the homeowners made contact with him.

Police conducted a search of the area with a canine unit, but the suspect wasn’t found.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Naugatuck Police Department at 203-729-5221.