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Posted: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 9:27 am | Updated: 9:10 pm, Thu Feb 6, 2014.

SARASOTA, FL. - A Sarasota man is the victim of a Christmas Eve home invasion.

It happened Tuesday around 6:30 a.m. on the 4700 block of Stone Ridge Trail.

The suspect entered the victim’s residence through a sliding glass door and removed a flat screen TV and some other items. The victim was forced into his bedroom closet. After a brief struggle, the suspect fled the home.

The incident is currently being investigation by the Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Section.

The suspect is described as a male, possibly white in his early 20’s, tall, medium build, wearing dark clothes and dark mask covering face.

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