Port Chester police said the girl screamed and scared him away.
The girl told police she awoke about 2 a.m. Monday after hearing what sounded like a cigarette lighter and smelling smoke.
1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg reports: Neighbors Are Shaken
The girl told police the man, wearing a green shirt, placed his hands around her neck and tried to pull down her pants.
“We’re worried because we think our home is a secure place,” one neighbor said.
“It’s disgusting,” another neighbor said.
It is unclear how the man got into the Poningo Street home.
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