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Man Caught on Video Swiping Package From 8th Street NE Doorstep

by HillNow.com — December 9, 2014 at 10:25 am 1,067 0

A man was caught on video stealing a package off an 8th Street NE doorstep.

Video that police distributed last night (Monday) shows a man in a black cap and burgundy coat pacing on the 900 block of 8th Street NE, between I and K streets NE. He appears to talk on the phone, and then approaches a home. He steps away carrying a box and walks away.

The video of the person of interest was captured by a home surveillance system about 3:40 p.m. last Wednesday, police said.

First District police warned locals late last month about package and mail theft, and advised residents to pick up all packages as soon as possible and pay for package tracking.

Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia. Your assistance is appreciated by your community.

Anyone who can identify these individuals or who has knowledge of this incident should take no action but call police at 202-727-9099 or text your tip to the Department’s text tip line at 50411.

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