Burglars Who Struck While Victim Slept Captured on Video

by Andrew Ramonas April 23, 2015 at 1:35 pm 1 Comment

Thieves who burglarized a woman’s home and stole her car in Near Northeast while she slept have showed up on surveillance video at a 7-Eleven, police say.

The burglars hit the house on the 500 block of 14th Street NE early Tuesday morning, police said. After entering through an open front door, the thieves took a laptop, a purse and the keys to the woman’s car. They then hopped in the car and drove away.

The victim reported the crime after she awoke at 7:30 a.m. and found her property missing.

The 7-Eleven video distributed by police today shows a man and a woman, who authorities said are persons of interest in the burglary.

The man was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt and a baseball cap. The woman was wearing a black and blue jacket and a pink hair tie.

At one point in the video, the woman hugged the man.

Crime Solvers of Washington, D.C., 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.

Video via the Metropolitan Police Department


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