Stoughton police searching for an armed home invasion suspect

Police in Stoughton are searching for a man in connection with an armed home invasion. 

According to investigators, the suspect broke into the home armed with a gun. 

The invasion happened around 9 a.m. on Wednesday on Canton Street. 

A 22-year-old man was inside at the time. He said he heard someone breaking the glass on a back door and called police. 

The suspect then ran away. He was wearing a mask when he pointed a gun at the man inside the home. No shots were fired. 

Police say the suspect left the scene in a tan car.

Police do not believe this was a random act. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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