FONTANA (CBSLA.com) — Police sought the public’s help Wednesday to locate a robbery suspect who forced his way into a Fontana home while a family was sleeping.
The robbery occurred shortly after 10 p.m. on Tuesday at a home located in the 15200 block of Hawk Street, according to the Fontana Police Department.READ MORE: Appeals Court Vacates Judge’s Order To Provide Housing To All Skid Row Homeless
Upon their arrival, officers learned the family was awakened by an unknown man shining a light in their eyes who identified himself as a police officer.
The suspect ordered the victims to lay face down in bed while he ransacked the dressers in their bedroom.READ MORE: Dr. Simone Gold, Beverly Hills Physician Indicted In Capitol Riot, Spreading Misinformation About COVID-19 Vaccine Across The Country
A preliminary investigation revealed the suspect entered the home through a window in the living room.
It remains unclear if the suspect fled from the scene on foot or in a vehicle and what property was stolen from the home.
Detectives described the suspect as a light-skinned African American man who is believed to be in his early to mid 20s. He was last seen wearing a dark sweater and a beanie.MORE NEWS: Co-Founder Of Black Lives Matter LA Sues LAPD Over Their Response To Swatting Call At Her Home
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Fontana Police Department at (909) 356-TIPS.