Suffolk County Police Seventh Squad detectives are investigating after two elderly women were assaulted during home burglaries in Mastic Beach since last week.
An unknown man entered a Mastic Beach home through an unlocked window on October 10 and assaulted a 78-year-old woman at approximately 4 a.m. On October 17, a man with a similar description broke a window and entered another Mastic Beach home, assaulting a 75-year-old woman at approximately 12:40 a.m.
Both women were alone at the time of the assaults. They were transported to area hospitals for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to call the Seventh Squad at 631-852-8752 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls can remain confidential.