Deerfield Police, Area Departments Search for Home Invasion Suspect Near Elmwood and Stratford

Deerfield police responded just after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a home invasion in the 1100 block of Elmwood. Deerfield police requested an activation of an ILEAS response for uniformed officers to help to guard a perimeter in the neighborhood. A K-9 unit was tracking in the area. A police helicopter was also searching the area about 5:50 p.m. Wednesday.

The suspect was described as a male/white, about 35-years-old, with dark hair, wearing a light blue dress shirt, tan pants, and gold necklaces with gold medallions — one with a Jewish star. The subject was armed with a black semi-automatic handgun, and was last seen northwest from the address.


No additional information is available. Paramedics were called to the scene, but no word available on injuries. Police terminated the search at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.


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