Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Suffolk County police are investigating a pair of home invasions 19 miles and about three hours apart, including one in which a victim was assaulted by a group of gunmen last week.In the first case, up to four men armed with handguns broke into a house on Newkirt Avenue in West Babylon and forced three women, one man and five children between the ages of 2 and 9 into a bedroom shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday, police said.The assailants assaulted a male caretaker, who suffered injuries to head, face and body, police said. He was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in West Islip, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.The suspects fled with cash in an unknown direction. Investigators believe the house was targeted.Then at 11 p.m. Thursday, three men entered a house on Nottingham Avenue in Patchogue, where they stole money, a cell phone and jewelry, police said. Three people who were inside at the time were not injured.No arrests have been made in either case. No description of the suspects was available. Detectives are continuing the investigations.Anyone with information about either case can call anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS. All calls will be kept confidential.
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APTN National News WINNIPEG—Winnipeg police investigators used footage from several downtown surveillance cameras to track the suspect linked to the murders of two men whose bodies were found across the street from each other Saturday, APTN National News has learned.The Winnipeg police service is expected to announce charges against the suspect during a press conference scheduled for 1 p.m. local time.The body of Donald Collins, 65, was found at about 12:45 a.m. Saturday. The body of Stony Stanley Bushie, 48, was found at about 6 p.m. the same day.Winnipeg police previously released images of a man they called a “person of interest” that were captured by a surveillance camera from the Quest Inn downtown hotel.Investigators used surveillance footage from several other cameras to track the suspect’s movements through the downtown area as he passed behind homeless shelters and other downtown hotels, according to a source with knowledge of the investigation.Surveillance cameras mounted on the outside of the APTN building in downtown Winnipeg captured the final moments of Bushie’s life who was killed shortly after 9:14 p.m. Friday.The surveillance video shows a man leading Bushie around a construction zone before dragging him to the ground and beating him with a blunt object.The video shows a man, dressed in a dark-coloured, long-sleeve top and carrying a backpack, dragging Bushie’s limp body to the place where it was later found. Bushie’s body was found 21 hours later by a security guard doing his Saturday evening rounds. The body was found behind a small trailer surrounded by a red pylon, a plank of particle board and a pile of pipes.Police investigators have also not ruled out a link between the two weekend murders and the April 10 killing of another homeless [email protected]@APTNNews