Danbury police search for armed burglar

A burglar is on the loose after stealing firearms and ammunition from a Danbury home in plain daylight, according to police.

A burglar is on the loose after stealing firearms and ammunition from a Danbury home in plain daylight, according to police.

DANBURY — A burglar made off with several firearms and rounds of ammunition after breaking into a South Street home this week, police said Thursday.

When officers were called to the home about 12:30 p.m. Monday, the complainant said some electronic devices were also taken, police said.

The department is searching for a man who was seen in the area at the time. He is described as white, about 5 feet 7 inches, average build and in his early 30s. He was wearing a white T-shirt, dark shorts, sneakers, a black hat and carrying a backpack. Police said he also was seen entering a dark green van.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police department’s anonymous tip line at 203-790-8477.

No other details were immediately available.

Nelson Oliveira