by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
NORTH CALDWELL, NJ - At about 8:55pm tonight, North Caldwell Police headquarters received notification of an activated alarm at a home on Woodland Avenue and responded immediately.
By 8:57pm, officers at the scene found an open front door and proceeded to do an interior check.
North Caldwell officers determined by 8:58pm that the door had been kicked in and mutual aid was requested from West Essex area police in order to conduct a perimeter investigation of the surrounding streets.
Within minutes, police from Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells and Fairfield arrived as the road was shut down and the area searched for the confirmed burglary.
A North Caldwell Police Detective soon after responded to the scene and police were able to obtain the suspect's image from a camera located at the residence.
Police determined that there were two suspects, both black males. One (shown in photo) is described as:
According to North Caldwell Police Chief Mark Deuer, the investigation continues tonight. Residents are asked to check their monitor cameras and contact North Caldwell Police if they have any further information: