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(Update) Police Seek Person of Interest In University District Break-Ins

Update: Police have identified, interviewed and released the man seen in a video that was made public earlier today.

The stated ‘person of interest’ recognized himself in the video and pictures. Officers interviewed the man after he self-reported to the nearest precinct.

Detectives will continue to investigate other recent incidents in the University District as mentioned in the earlier post.

A man caught on camera sneaking into a University District sorority house earlier this month is now a person of interest in a series of break-ins near the college campus.Screen Shot 2015-02-26 at 10.01.19 AM

Police have been investigating a series of burglaries at rooming houses around the University District, including several incidents where women reported waking up in the middle of the night to find a strange man in their rooms.

On February 20th, cameras at a sorority house captured a man following a woman down the street in the the 4500 block of 17th Avenue NE. As the woman entered through a secure door at the home, the man quickened his pace, caught the door before it shut, and walked inside. The man stared directly at a security camera before walking up a flight of stairs and abruptly turning and leaving.

If you recognize this man or have any other information about these recent burglaries, contact detectives at (206) 684-5575.

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