Fort Bend Sheriff Looking for Burglar

Courtesy FBCSO

RICHMOND (CoveringFortBend.com) – The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information concerning an attempted burglary case in the Del Webb community in the Richmond area.

The victim told deputies she left her residence in the 300 block of Cattle Ranch Drive at approximately 9:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 28. A cleaning person arrived at the address at approximately 11:30 a.m. and found a window in the master bedroom had been broken.

The victim said there were two dogs inside the home and she believes the perpetrator was scared off due to their barking.

The suspect is a young male approximately 6-feet tall with dark features, a beard, and a slender build. He was wearing an orange vest covering a gray sweatshirt.

“This guy was dressed like a meter reader and in most cases, it’s a clever disguise,” said Sheriff Troy Nehls. “He slips into the side yard undetected and breaks a window on the home. However, in this case, he didn’t gain entry. Nevertheless, the broken window cost approximately $300. Someone out there wants a cash reward and this is the way to get it. We need to nail this guy and keep him out of our neighborhoods.”

Anyone who has information about this crime is asked to call Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers, Inc. at 281-342-TIPS (8477, or text FBCCS plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Information can also be submitted online at  http://www.fortbend.crimestoppersweb.com/. All calls to Crime Stoppers are anonymous.

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