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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.

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

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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