Two people were injured Thursday night when a man broke into their residence in Greenlawn.
Suffolk County police said a man entered the home near Broadway and demanded cash and credit cards from the elderly couple. He pulled a knife and slashed the woman, cutting her on her arm and hand. He also punched the man several time in the chest before fleeing the scene with the cash and a credit card.
The victims were taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
The assailant is described as a thin black male approximately 5 foot 10 inches to 6 feet tall. He was wearing a dark plaid jacket, dark pants, and a scarf over most of his face.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about this incident to contact the Second Squad at 631-854-8252, or anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.