Annandale burglary suspect caught on camera

News release from the Fairfax County Police Department

Fairfax County detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man caught on camera who burglarized a home in the 4000 block of Championship Court in Annandale.

The incident occurred Friday around noon, with the suspect breaking in through the back door, and announcing he was the police before ransacking the home.  It appears the homeowner was able to observe the suspect through video surveillance and scare him off.  He did not steal anything.

The suspect is a black male in his 20’s, approximately 6 feet tall and 180 pounds, with a goatee. He was wearing a light colored hooded sweatshirt with dark sleeves, black pants, gloves and light colored sneakers.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Detective LeVan at the Mason District Station at 703-333-3544.  Tips can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Solvers by visiting, or calling 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). They can also be sent in via text by texting “TIP187” plus the message to CRIMES (274637). Text STOP to 274637 to cancel, or HELP to 274637 for help. Message and data rates may apply. Anonymous tipsters are eligible for cash rewards of $100 to $1000 if their information leads to an arrest.