Birmingham Police Follow Tracks in the Snow While Chasing Home Invasion Suspect
Residents reported seeing a suspicious man believed to be behind an attempted home invasion on Dewey Street early Wednesday morning.
Birmingham Police are investigating a report of an attempted home invasion on Dewey Street early Wednesday morning.
According to police reports, a resident living on the 600 block of Dewey Street said the home alarm system went off around 4 a.m. Wednesday. The homeowner told police he saw a man wearing dark clothing running away from his home immediately afterward, though nothing was stolen or disturbed.
Police then followed the tracks in the snow from Dewey to Greenwood, and then from Greenwood to Willits, through a yard on the 300 block of Willits, and onto Warren Court, a dead end street near the First Baptist Church in downtown Birmingham.
Around that time, a resident living on the 400 block of Warren Court later reported to police that they also saw a suspicious-looking man walking near their home.
According to police, the man is described as slim. He was wearing an army fatigue jackets and a hat with ear flaps, witness reports state. Police currently have no witnesses.
Anyone with information about this incident can call the Birmingham Police Department at 248-530-1889. If you have any questions about this report, email Laura.Houser@Patch.com.