Screams Startle Burglar in New Haven

Police are investigating after a burglar broke in through the window of a New Haven home early Wednesday morning, then ran off when a homeowner screamed.

According to police, a young man got into the home on Linden Street around 1:30 a.m. by pushing a fan out of the way and breaking the glass of a kitchen window.

A startled homeowner screamed, scaring him off. Police said the crook left through the same window through which he entered.

Investigators believe he may have picked up an iPad, then dropped it. Police said he didn't take anything.

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