Homeowner Flees Burglar In Northumberland County

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POINT TOWNSHIP — A home in Northumberland County was burglarized Tuesday morning while the homeowner was inside, according to investigators.

It happened around 11:30 a.m. along Ridge Road near Northumberland.

According to officers, a man got in through a window and came face to face with the homeowner. The homeowner ran out the front door while the burglar stole jewelry and ran to a getaway car.

The car was described as a blue hatchback or wagon.

Anyone with information is asked to call Point Township Police at 570-473-9364.