Police searching for Port Chester bedroom intruder

Police in Port Chester are now searching for a man they say broke into an 8-year-old girl's bedroom in the middle of the night on Monday.

Police say the suspect tried to sexually assault the girl, who told them that she woke up around 2 a.m. after smelling smoke and hearing what sounded like a cigarette lighter. According to the girl, the man placed his hands around her neck and then tried to pull down her pants.

Police say the girl screamed and scared the suspect away.

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