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San Diego County Sheriff's Department
Thursday June 28th, 2018 :: 11:47 a.m. PDT


Home Burglary Suspect - Unincorporated Escondido

Do you recognize the man in this sketch? He is suspected of burglarizing an elderly man's home in unincorporated Escondido. Investigators with the San Marcos Sheriff's Station want your help in identifying and locating this man.

It happened just after 4:00 p.m. on May 23rd at a home in the 600 block of Via Rancho Parkway. That's where the man in the sketch posed as a water district employee and contacted the homeowner.

The suspect told the victim he needed to come inside the home to inspect the plumbing. Once inside, the suspect lured the victim to the backyard and distracted him. That's when another suspect/s went into the house and stole the victim's valuables.

The man in the sketch is described as a White man, standing 5'10" tall and weighing 160 pounds. He has short black hair and a black beard. The suspect has a light complexion and was able to speak in a Russian sounding language. He was wearing dark color clothing that resembled a uniform.

If you have any information on this suspect, the Crime Stoppers anonymous tip line at (888) 580-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case.

Visit the Crime Stoppers website at for more information on how to send anonymous web and mobile app tips.

San Diego County Sheriff's Department
9621 Ridgehaven Ct
San Diego, CA 92123

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