University Park burglary suspect sought

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Local,Maryland,Crime,Scott McCabe,Prince Georges County

Prince George's County police have a photo of a suspect in a burglary of a home in University Park, and they are asking the public to help identify him.

On Tuesday, police officers responded to the 6500 block of 43rd Avenue in University Park for a breaking-and-entering call, in which several credit cards were taken. Detectives determined the burglar then used the credit cards at several area businesses, including the Target in Greenbelt as shown above.

The suspect is described as a young black male with a slim build and shoulder-length dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and black jeans.

Anyone with information on the suspect's identity or whereabouts is urged to call police at (301) 699-2601.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text, "PGPD plus your message" to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgpolice.org and submit a tip online.

smccabe@washingtonexaminer.com

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