Police seek would-be burglar

Published 8:53 pm Thursday, October 25, 2018

Suffolk Police are seeking the public’s assistance locating a subject wanted in connection with an attempted residential breaking and entering that occurred Wednesday evening.

Emergency Communications received an alarm call at approximately 7:47 p.m. regarding a breaking and entering in progress at a residence in the 8100 block of Lee Hall Avenue in the Hampton Roads Crossing neighborhood, according to a city press release.

The subject fled the scene when the alarm sounded.

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Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the subject, described in the press release as a young black male wearing a black or brown jacket with a burgundy hoodie underneath, white or light colored pants, white socks and black flip-flops or “slides.”

Police released surveillance photos of the suspect to aid in identifying him.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. Tipsters can also submit tips by going to www.p3tips.com or by visiting the Suffolk Police Department website at www.suffolkva.us/spd and looking for the Suffolk Crime Line link. Tipsters never have to give their names or appear in court and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.