New Canaan police investigate afternoon break-in

New Canaan police are investigating a break-in that took place on Brookwood Lane this afternoon.

Sgt. Carol Ogrinc said police were alerted of the possible burglary attempt at 12:05 p.m. after the residence’s alarm set off.

Responding officers found cuts to the screens around the house, which is off of Country Club Road, but no residents were home, according to Ogrinc.

Police said they’re searching for a black Mercedes with tinted windows, which was seen in the area around noon and is believed to be the burglar’s vehicle.

It is not clear if any items were stolen.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 203-594-3500.