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Police Look To Identify Man Suspected Of Breaking Into Multiple Houses Overnight

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Police are looking for a man they say broke into multiple homes, most recently while the homeowners were sleeping.

Police shared surveillance footage of a man they say had climbed a fire escape and entered a house through an open window.

Burglary Suspect

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police investigators seek the public's help identifying a burglary suspect who entered a home while residents slept. The male, pictured here, entered a home on Sept. 2 in Shadyside. The male climbed a fire escape and entered the residence through an open window. When the homeowner woke up and yelled at the intruder, the male ran away. The male is also suspected of two attempted burglaries in the Shadyside area in the early morning hours of Sept. 2 and Sept 5. Anyone with information on the male suspect's identity or whereabouts is asked to call Zone 4 detectives at (412) 422-6520. Police also remind residents to lock doors and secure windows at night.

Posted by Pittsburgh Bureau of Police on Friday, September 6, 2019

According to police, the homeowner was sleeping at the time of the break-in. The homeowner yelled and the intruder ran away.

That's when he was captured on surveillance footage.

shadyside burglar identification
(Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Police)

The same man is suspected of two other attempted burglaries in the Shadyside area on the morning hours of Sept. 2 and Sept. 5.

Police remind residents to lock their doors and windows at night.

Anyone with information about the suspect's identity or his whereabouts is asked to call police at 412-422-6520.

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