Home Invasion Leads to Police Chase
OLD FORGE — Police in Luzerne County have one man in custody and still looking for another after a home invasion Tuesday.
According to investigators, a man was in the process of robbing a home on Milwaukee Avenue in Old Forge when the homeowner came home around 5:00 p.m. He caught the thief in the act of stealing a jewelry box.
Police said the homeowner restrained the man for a short time and recovered the jewels but the thief managed to escape before officers arrived.
A foot chase began in a wooded area near Milwaukee Avenue. Police caught Nathaniel Kauffman, 29, of Scranton and charged him in the home invasion.
Police are looking for a second person who is believed to be involved. His name is Christopher Condeelis.