Garden Ridge police seek info after Ring video captures suspect in attempted car burglaries

Suspect is ‘considered armed and dangerous’

Police in Garden Ridge are investigating after a man was caught on camera trying to break into vehicles, officers said. (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – Police in Garden Ridge are investigating after a man was caught on camera trying to break into vehicles, officers said.

Investigators said he is a suspect in one vehicle burglary and two attempted burglaries, which happened at 1:30 a.m. Monday and 3:45 a.m. Wednesday.

One video captured by a Ring doorbell camera shows the man walk up to a vehicle, try to open the door and run when an outdoor light turned on.

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He appeared to be holding a handgun in his right hand, according to GRPD.

Officers described him as a 5-foot, 7-inch tall slender man who was wearing a gray hoodie, dark pants and light-colored sneakers.

Police are asking anyone with information or footage of a suspected car burglary to come forward.

Officers are warning residents to not intervene in a crime, as “he is to be considered armed and dangerous.”

“GRPD encourages every resident to call 911 if they see a crime in progress and to refrain from preventing the crime yourself.

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