OCPD IS SEEKING THE PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE TO IDENTIFY BURGLARY SUSPECT

The Ocean City Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating the suspect of a burglary and attempted assault.  On Sunday, January 1, 2012, at approximately 4:30 a.m., the Ocean City Police Department responded to the 200 block ofPhiladelphia Avenuefor a burglary and attempted assault that had already


OCPD officers met with a female victim who told police that an unknown male attacked her at her residence.  During the attack, the victim’s boyfriend returned home and confronted the suspect.  After a brief altercation with the boyfriend, the suspect fled from the residence.

Surveillance footage captured the suspect, who is believed to be a Hispanic male, pacing back and forth near the victim’s residence before approaching the door to the residence.  Ocean City Police are asking anyone with information about this incident, or the suspect involved, to please contact the Ocean City Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 410-723-6604.  Those providing information may remain anonymous.