Police Investigating Burglary, Package Theft

Detectives from the county’s 3rd District Investigative Section are investigating an October 15 burglary and package theft that occurred in the 8000 block of Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring. Detectives have released surveillance video of the suspect and are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.

“On October 15 at approximately 2:00 a.m., an unknown suspect broke into the package room of an apartment building in the 8000 block of Georgia Avenue in Silver Spring,” reads an MCPD news release. “Residential surveillance footage captured a black male suspect gaining access to the package room, using an unknown tool to bypass the lock. The suspect is then seen opening multiple packages and placing the property in a separate bag before fleeing the scene with the stolen property.

“The suspect is described as a black male, wearing a gray and blue hat, light colored shirt and dark pants. He was also wearing a black facemask and gloves and carrying a black backpack.

“Anyone with information regarding this suspect is asked to call the 3rd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6870 or 240-773-TIPS.”

Photo: MCPD/YouTube

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