MCPD searches for suspect accused of lying in child’s bed during burglary in Gaithersburg

Montgomery County Police Department detectives are asking the public for help in identifying a suspected burglar.

They published this sketch of the man, who is described as around 25-30 years old, tall and thin, with braided hair.

Police say on January 14, officers at the 500 block of Thayer Avenue in Gaithersburg responded to reports of a burglary.

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Once there, they learned from a child in the house that she had been woken up by the suspect lying in her bed.

After telling him to get off the bed, the suspect left the room and left the house.

Investigators determined that the suspect may have gained entry through an unlocked window.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Montgomery County Police at 240-773-5400.

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