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Naked Man Tried to Break Into Bethesda Home: Police

Montgomery County, Maryland, police are searching for a man who tried to break into a home in the nude.

Surveillance video shows a naked man walking around a home in the 5100 block of Newport Avenue in Bethesda shortly after midnight on Saturday, May 17.

The suspect peered into windows and tried to open a door to get into the home, police said. He fled when a motion light came on outside.

"It's a scary scenario," the homeowner, who did not want to be identified, told News4.

The homeowner later discovered what happened when he reviewed his surveillance camera footage.

"Certainly a bizarre situation. At least, and at most, it's alarming," the homeowner said.

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Police are asking for the public's help to identify the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to call (240) 773-6710.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1 (866) 411-TIPS (8477). Crime Solvers will pay a cash reward of up to $10,000 for information provided to them that leads to an arrest in this case.

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