DETROIT (WWJ) – Detroit police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who was caught on camera breaking into a home on the city’s west side.

The incident happened around 8:35 a.m. on Tuesday, March 8 in the 18300 block of Fenton, in a neighborhood along Telegraph Road and Grand River Avenue.

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Police say the suspect forced his way into the home through a side basement window. Once inside, police say the suspect ransacked a bedroom and stole several items. He then exited through the front door and fled in an unknown direction.

No one was home at the time of the incident.

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The suspect is described as a black male with a dark complexion and low-cut afro. At the time, he was wearing a white t-shirt underneath a black jacket, blue jeans and black and white gym shoes. He was also carrying a backpack.

This man is wanted for a home invasion in Detroit that took place on March 8 (police handout)

This man is wanted for a home invasion in Detroit that took place on March 8 (police handout)

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Anyone who recognizes the suspect or who has any other information is urged to contact police at 313-596-5840 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.