Baltimore County Police are hoping the public can identify a man, and his cohort, who broke into a house a year ago, attempting to steal from the man who lived there in the middle of the night.
In July of 2017, a 67-year-old man woke up in the middle of the night and opened the sliding glass door to his apartment's back porch so his cat could get out. He left the door open a crack and went back to bed.
At 4 a.m., the man woke up to see a masked intruder in his bedroom, tapping him on the food with a gun and demanding money and "all you got," a police report said. The man thought the robber was looking for prescription Oxycodone and Methadone because some in the community knew he had them. The medications had been moved to a different location though, as the man became nervous keeping the pills at home.
The man told the intruder he didn't have anything, and the gunman left without taking anything or injuring the man.
Preliminary investigation ended in a standstill. Detectives found surveillance video from outside the apartment complex that showed the masked man and two others who did not conceal their faces.
Police released a compilation video showing the trio's attempted break in.
Anyone with information about the robbers should contact Baltimore County Police at the Wilkens Precinct at 410-307-2020 or 410-887-5163.