Police seek Kortright home invader

A masked man forced his way into a house on Stone Fort Road in Kortright in the pre-dawn hours of Thursday morning, assaulted its elderly residents, and stole cash before fleeing on foot, police say.

According to a release from the New York State Police, the man broke into the house around 2am, when the occupants were asleep. Police say he assaulted the victims -- ages 80 and 81 -- by striking them with a long gun. 

State police are looking for information about any cars that were parked on State Route 23 or Stone Fort Road in the early morning on Thursday, April 25. Anyone with information about the case should contact the New York State Police Oneonta Bureau of Criminal Investigation at 607-432-3211.