Skylight Burglar Targets 1700-Block S St. NW

by February 20, 2009 at 9:09 am 1,906 0

Police Service Area (PSA) 208 sent the following message about a burglar who is targeting the 1700-block of S Street NW. The burglar(s) is focusing on skylights on rooftops.

Last week a residential burglary occurred in the 1700 Block of S St NW and it appears the suspect gained entry via a skylight. A second residential burglary was reported today. This residential burglary occurred in the same block and in the same manner, at an unknown time. (The resident was out of town for a period of time.)

Further investigation and examination of this incident reveals that numerous skylights appeared to have been tampered with in the 1700 block of S Street NW. We are working diligently to capture this suspect, and we ask for your assistance in securing your residence.

In addition, if you observe any suspicious activity in this area, please call 911 immediately. If you have any past information that you believe might be related to this incident, please call the Second District Detectives office at (202) 730-1903.


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