Police are looking for help to identify two suspects from a burglary in a Kensington home. Montgomery County Police have released new surveillance video of the incident.
They say the burglary happened just after 2 a.m. on October 8 at the 10100 block of Thornwood Road. Police say the suspects forced their way into the home through a rear sliding glass door while the residents were not at home.
The two men are seen on surveillance video entering through the side door of a back sunroom area, and breaking through a glass door by throwing an object at the glass.
They are also caught on video inside the home by a motion detection camera. One suspect walks right into view and realizes he is being recorded. The suspect moves the camera while his partner points his flashlight at it.
The suspects took property and fled, police say.
"Both suspects walk up to the camera and you get a perfect face shot. The proliferation of home video surveillance is great for police work and we love seeing video like this," says Rick Goodale, with Montgomery County Police.
Surveillance cameras are really helping police solve crimes. In Washington D.C., the city has even offered to help residents get free security cameras through a voucher program.
Anyone who recognizes the suspects or has information about this burglary is asked to contact the 2nd District Investigative Section at 240-773-6710. There is a reward of up to 10,000 from Crime Solvers of Montgomery County for information that can lead to an arrest. They can be contacted toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477) or enter a tip online.