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Tenafly police seek help finding Israeli national in home invasion, stun gun attack

Photo Credit: TENAFLY PD
Photo Credit: TENAFLY PD

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN? Tenafly police released a photo of a 64-year-old Israeli citizen who they said assaulted his former business partner after breaking into his home carrying a stun gun.

The victim called police just before 10 p.m. Sunday, saying that Avigdor Eldan broke into the Roberts Court home through a back door and assaulted him.

He then took off on foot, the homeowner said.

Avigdor Eldan (Courtesy TENAFLY PD)

The victim, 44, was treated at a local hospital with injuries that , Capt. Michael deMoncada said weren’t life-threatening.

Meanwhile, police obtained an arrest warrant for Eldan, with $75,000 bail, charging him with aggravated assault, making terroristic threats and illegal weapons possession.

“Based upon the victim’s statement, we believe Mr. Eldan…may be in the United States for a short period of time on business,” ” deMoncada said.

“Our detectives are working diligently with other law enforcement agencies to locate Mr. Eldan in connection with the above incident,” he said.

Anyone with information that could help toward that end is asked to call Tenafly police: (201) 568-5100 .

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