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Home Invasion and Attempted Robbery in Carlsbad

Carlsbad CA— This afternoon, January 27 at 2:14 p.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department was called to the 4600 block of Park Drive.  The caller reported that a female was screaming and stated a male tried to attack her. The suspect was described as a unknown race light skinned male adult, late 30’s or early 40’s, wearing a black ski mask and dark clothing.

Officers responded to the scene and located a female victim. The victim stated an unknown race light skinned male adult entered her home through an unlocked front door screen, tied her up, and began to search the residence. The victim was able to escape the residence and ran outside.

A neighbor standing outside, heard the screaming, and observed the suspect run away from the residence. The neighbor tackled the suspect and wrestled him to the ground. The suspect was able to escape and was chased, by the neighbor, to the area of Cove Drive and Park Drive.

A perimeter was set up in the area and with the assistance of the San Diego Sheriffs K-9 units and Air Support Unit a search was conducted. After an extensive search of the area officers were unsuccessful in locating the suspect.

Detectives responded to the scene and assumed the lead in the investigation.

The investigation into the Home Invasion and Attempted Robbery is ongoing.