Police Seeks Tips After Birmingham Woman Finds Strange Man in Basement
A man described as having short, dark hair and glasses was founding hiding in a woman's basement last Friday, police say.
The Birmingham Police Department is asking for the community's help finding a home invasion suspect, after a woman reported finding the man in her basement in the middle of the night.
According a media alert from the police department, a homeowner on the 800 block of Hazel Street discovered the man sitting on the floor of her basement in the middle of the night on Friday, Oct. 26.
According to Birmingham Police Chief Don Studt, the woman was alone in the house at the time and upon finding the man, she ran from the house and drove to the police station. By the time police arrived, Studt said, the man was gone.
According to Studt, the man didn't attack the woman nor did he take or disturb anything in the house. Studt said they believe the man entered the house through an unlocked back door, and according to police reports, the woman believes the man left the house through a side door.
"Frankly, we don't know what his intention was," he said. "It's a very strange situation."
According to police, the man is described as being a white man in his late 30's or early 40's. He had short, dark hair and glasses.
Anyone with information or tips regarding this incident are asked to call Det. Carol Milgard at 248-530-1866 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.