Talk about ‘caught in the act’ — home burglar covers face, swears in surprise after spotting camera; help identify all three suspects

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REDMONDWANTED IN REDMOND —
A home burglar who realized he’s busted covered his face and then knocked the camera to the ground – but not before it got a great image.

He’s one of three burglars who broke into a home in Redmond and police are hoping you know their names.

You can hear the noise of a trio of burglars breaking into a home near downtown Redmond, trying to pry open locked drawers.

“At three different times, we saw all three men,” says Rebecca Range with Redmond Police. But, only briefly because of a couple of them were savvy. “It appeared that two men peeked around the corner, saw the camera and then tried to leave very quickly.” Not the third one though. He comes walking right into the room and that’s when we see his face. “The camera was a fixed camera in the unit and you just see one of the individuals filling up a bag with items that he’d stolen from the unit.” When he sees the lens, he freaks out, throws his arm up and then breaks the camera.

Range says, "When your home is burglarized, it's a horrible feeling and it's such an invasion of your privacy and we take that very seriously for our residents and we really want to help this victim so please let us know if you have any information."

Redmond detectives say all three suspects are black, in their early 20's, with average to athletic builds.

The crook on the right of the photo above -- the guy who got surprised by the camera -- wore diamond-type stud earrings in both ears.

If you can tell detectives their names, call an anonymous tip into:
CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-222-TIPS

You must call the Crime Stoppers hotline with your tip to be eligible to receive a cash reward for information leading to a fugitive’s arrest.

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