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Burglar on the loose in Oxnard neighborhood

KABC-TV covers Los Angeles and Southern California.

February 8, 2012 12:21:40 AM PST
Police are warning the public about a burglar who has victimized four homes in the Rio Lindo neighborhood of Oxnard.

Authorities said the suspect gained entry into four homes through an unlocked rear door or window on Feb. 2 between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.

In one of the incidents, the resident was at home, and the victim was able to scare the suspect away.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his early 20s, wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans and a blue baseball cap.

Police urged residents to keep doors and windows locked. Anyone with information is urged to call the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7740.