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Man Wanted in Shaw Package Theft Caught on Video

by Andrew Ramonas October 18, 2016 at 12:00 pm 0

A man sought in the theft of an Amazon package from the front stoop of a Shaw house has appeared in surveillance footage, police said.

The crime occurred on the 1700 block of 4th Street NW about noon Oct. 10.

Video police distributed today in connection with the theft shows a man wearing a red bandana and a backpack strolling up to a house. At some point off camera, he took off his bag. The man then walked back into view while putting on his backpack again.

A resident of the house reported losing two children’s bicycle helmets in the theft, according to authorities.

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 YouTube/Metropolitan Police Department

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