Update, 11:58 p.m. Saturday, July 21: Police concluded the search, with negative results.
Police have responded to the area around 149 Howe St., where a breaking and entering and assault were reported Saturday night.
Police tweeted at 10:22 p.m. that officers were responding to the address for a breaking and entering and assault in a dwelling. A black male reportedly fled from the address on foot. He is described as 5 foot 10 inches, wearing a maroon shirt and dark pants.
State police K9 units arrived at 11 p.m.
The suspect reportedly cut a screen, entered the home, and assaulted the resident with a jewelry box while attempting to leave the house.
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