Germantown police investigate two attempted break-ins

Aug. 14, 2013

The Germantown Police Department is investigating two attempted residential break-ins that occurred in the early hours Wednesday.

The attempted burglaries occurred about 1 a.m. in the northwest corner of Donges Bay Road and South 145. The first involved an unlocked rear patio door of an occupied residence, according to a press release from the Germantown Police Department. A family member observed the suspect briefly before he fled on foot.

The second was a residence directly behind the first where noises were heard as if someone was trying to open the doors, according to the press release. A window screen was also removed from its frame.

The suspect is described as a black male between 20 to 40 years of age, more than six-feet tall with an average build and large eyes.

Germantown police are asking residents to be vigilant, watch their neighbors, keep homes secure and report suspicious activity immediately to police.

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