DURHAM — City police are looking for a burglar in officer’s clothing.
Someone broke into a Durham police officer’s home on Tuesday and stole several Durham Police Department uniforms, handcuffs and a Taser weapon, according to spokeswoman Kammie Michael. The officer also is missing jewelery, electronics and a puppy, according to police.
The suspected burglar did not take the officer’s gun, badge or radio.
The department recommends that anyone unsure of an officer’s identity ask to see photo identification, or call 911 or a police supervisor to verify an officer’s identity.
Police ask anyone with information about the theft to call Investigator J. Walsh at 919-560-4582, ext. 29248, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips leading to arrests in felony cases.