On September 20, 2013, at approximately 8:50 pm, Takoma Park Police responded to the 7300 block of Takoma Avenue for reports of an attempt burglary. The victim was in her residence when she was awoken by an unknown suspect (described only as a white male) trying to open the back door to the residence. When the victim called out, the suspect fled from her back porch. Takoma Park Police canvassed the area and began a K9 track. The K9 track led officers along Albany Avenue and through a few residential backyards. The track ended in the vicinity of Belle Ziegler Park.
Investigation continues under case #13044808. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to please call us at 301-270-1100.
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