NAUGATUCK, Conn. (WTNH) – Police in Naugatuck were called to a home Thursday evening after a homeowner reported an active burglary at their residence.

According to investigators, police were dispatched to the house on Osborn Road at 5:30 p.m. The homeowner told police that they returned to their home and interrupted a burglary in progress.

After police arrived, they initially believed the suspects were still inside the home and armed. Additional officers were requested, along with K9s. It was revealed later that the suspects had fled the scene prior to police arrival, officials stated.

A heavy police presence remained in the area, but the Naugatuck Police Department said there was no threat to the community.

The preliminary investigation indicates that this was not a random occurrence, but that the victim may have been targeted, police say.

On Thursday, Naugatuck police released images of the car believed to be involved in the burglary. It is described as a red Nissan Rogue with tinted windows and no front registration plate.

Police also released images of the people believed to be involved in the burglary.

Police ask anyone with information to contact Naugatuck Police Department at 203-729-5222 or the NPD confidential tip line at 203-720-1010.