Prairie Village police search for man who forced his way into home after ringing doorbell, stealing many items

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Prairie Village police this morning are asking for the public’s assistance in helping to locate a man who forced his way into a home Friday afternoon and then stole a number of items.

According to the victim, a man rang the doorbell on a home in the 5100 block of W. 75th Street around 2:10 p.m. Friday. When the victim opened the door, the suspect, described as a black male between 20 and 30 years old, forced his way into the home. The man, who was wearing dark pants and a royal blue tee, then started making his way through the house stealing various items. He forced the resident into a room of the house and then fled the scene.

Police say the man is approximately 6’02” with a muscular build and has short, buzzed hair.

Anyone with information about the incident is encouraged to call the Prairie Village Police Department at 913/642-5151 or the TIPS Hotline at 816/474-TIPS (8477).