Arrest in Bridgehampton Home Invasion

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Southampton Town Police on Tuesday said they had arrested a man last week they said was responsible for a Bridgehampton home invasion in August.

Keriam Beauford, 27, of Amityville was charged on Thursday, September 25, with four felonies: burglary in the first degree, assault in the first degree, robbery in the first degree, and criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree.

He was held overnight in Southampton Town Police headquarters and arraigned in Southampton Town Justice Court on Friday and taken to Suffolk County jail in Riverside.

Police said Mr. Beauford was located in Nassau County by town detectives with the assistance of U.S. marshals.

On August 12, town police were called to a house on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike at about 11:30 a.m. Residences told them an armed man had forced his way into the house, pistol whipped one of the residents, demanded drugs and money, and made off with a Playstation 4. X-Box One, iPad, and a small amount of marijuana.

Town officers and detective responded to the scene along with Sag Harbor Village Police, and the Suffolk County K-9 unit.

The victim who was pistol whipped during the attack was hospitalized at Stony Brook Hospital.

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