Authorities seek burglary suspects captured on home surveillance

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Authorities in Palmdale are seeking the public’s help in identifying two burglary suspects who were captured on a home video surveillance system as they stole items from the residence.

According to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, two males climbed through a rear window of a home in the 38000 block of 20th Street East around 2 p.m. Jan. 16 and ransacked the place. The suspects stole a .22 caliber rifle, a laptop, valuable jewelry and more than $1,000 in cash, authorities said.

The resident’s video surveillance system captured an image of the pair while they were committing the crime. Authorities said the suspects appears to be around 18 years old. They described one of them as standing around 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing about 165 pounds. He wore a gray beanie, a gray sweat shirt and pink pants. The second suspect wore a gray beanie, a gray sweat shirt, gray gloves and tan pants, authorities said.

Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the Palmdale Sheriff’s Station at (661) 272-2506. Tips can also be called in anonymously to Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.



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