Police: Southampton father chases off would-be home invader

Officials say an East End dad chased off

Officials say an East End dad chased off a would-be home invader Friday. (May 10, 2014 1:43 PM)

Officials say an East End dad chased off a would-be home invader Friday.

Southampton police report that 56-year-old James McErlean Jr. broke into a house on Breese Lane yesterday, wearing a ski mask and armed with a knife.

A 21-year-old woman was inside the home during the invasion and alerted authorities.

Police say that when the woman's father arrived home during the invasion,...

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