The Scottsdale Police Department is asking the public for help identifying a man and woman accused of burglarizing a Scottsdale home earlier this year.
According to the department, an elderly resident returned home from church on the morning of Jan. 3 and found an unknown woman in her home.
After the woman fled the home through the back door, the resident found several personal items had been stolen, including credit cards.
An unknown man and woman were later seen on surveillance video using the stolen credit cards at several stores.
The suspects were driving a newer black Dodge Challenger, according to police.
The first suspect was described as a white female with brown hair between the ages of 20 and 30 years old. She is believed to be between 5’5” and 5’8”.
She was last seen wearing a multicolored hoodie, gray shirt, blue jeans, gray and white shoes, sunglasses, polka dot facemask, holding a black and white Coach purse.
The second suspect was described as a white male between the ages of 20 and 30 years old. He is believed to be 5’9” to 6’1”, with a heavy build, brown hair, and numerous tattoos.
He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, black hat, blue jeans, white shoes, wearing a dark facemask.
Anyone with information related to the alleged burglary can call the Scottsdale Police Department at 480-312-5000. Anonymous tips can also be submitted through Silent Witness at 480-948-6377 or www.silentwitness.org.
Thus far in 2021, residential burglaries are on the decline in Scottsdale compared to the previous year.
According to the Lexis Nexis Community Crime Map database, there were 48 residential burglaries reported in Scottsdale as of Feb. 16, down from 65 reported incidents over the same time period in 2020.