Police Seek Suspect In Series Of East Charlotte Burglaries

CHARLOTTE, NC — Police say they are looking for a suspect believed to be responsible for five home break-ins early Monday morning.

The crimes all happened within a half-mile of each other, according to CMPD, between about 4:15am and 9:18am in east Charlotte. In four out of the five break-ins, police say the victims were at home.

One of the victims told police she found the suspect in her bedroom after being awoken by her alarm clock.

In each case, police say the suspect entered the home through an unlocked window and took off when he encountered a person.

The suspect is described as a black man, six feet tall, small frame, dreadlocks, and wearing a ski mask and dark clothes.

Anyone with information about these crimes or suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600.