Screenshot of security footage from a Potomac home break-in Credit: Via Montgomery County Police Department

Authorities on Thursday released surveillance footage of a burglar exiting the front door of a Potomac home that he’d broken into earlier.

Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s help to identify the man, who appears in the video dressed in a puffy jacket and a ball cap. One or more intruders broke into the home through a back door at about 2:30 a.m. May 27 and stole property, according to authorities. The residents were not home at the time.

Anyone who recognizes the burglar or has information about the break-in can contact investigators at 240-773-6710. Tipsters could be eligible for a reward of up to $10,000 by calling Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 1-866-411-TIPS.

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