Man wanted for breaking into home of 87-year-old woman while she was asleep

The Merced Police Department is seeking help from the community to identify the subject in this photo. On September 25th, 2020, officers investigated a residential burglary at the 800 block of Carol Ave.

Authorities say between 6:30 am- 7:00 am, an unknown suspect broke into the home of an 87-year-old victim and stole items while she was asleep.

The suspect stole electronics and an antique firearm from the 1920s. Officers reviewed surveillance footage from the neighborhood and nearby businesses and obtained photographs and videos of a person of interest.

Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Officer Stewart at 209-388-7836 or by email at stewartz@cityofmerced.org.

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