A scary situation unfolded in Wildwood Crest early Friday morning as a family found themselves trapped in their own home with burglars inside.

Wildwood Crest Police say officers responded to the area of Lavender Road at Pacific Avenue for a burglary in progress just after 4am. Reports indicated weapons may be involved.

Here's what happened next according to police::

Officers arrived on scene and were able to extract the family from the residence and bring them to safety. One of the suspects involved was located on the roof of the residence. The Cape May County Regional S.W.A.T. Team responded to the scene to help clear the building and apprehend the suspect on the roof. Other suspects fled the scene and are currently being sought.

Police say the investigation is continuing and if you have any information regarding this incident, you're urged to call (609) 522-2456.

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