TAMARAC. FLA. (WSVN) - - The victim of a home break-in is speaking out after a man broke into her home, months after a neighbor said she saw a suspicious man lurking nearby.
April Hurley said her neighbor told her about a man lurking around her Tamarac home, in July, so she bought a home security system. That system notified her when a man broke in through the sliding glass doors of her home, located along Northwest 108th Terrace and Middle Golf Court. Dec. 14.
“It makes me furious, because I have my family there,” Hurley said, “and he’s violated my privacy, and he broke into a place that’s supposed to be my sanctuary.”
A surveillance camera captured the man breaking through the sliding glass doors of her home. The man is seen entering the home, walking through the living room and making his way into other rooms.
Hurley, a nursing student and Navy wife, was out of town when the break-in happened.
“I was really shaken up, and I called the police,” Hurley said.
But the man escaped without taking anything.
Hurley said her neighbor saw someone fitting the description of the robber in July, and she wonders if it’s the same man.
Until he’s caught, she said, she won’t be back. “When I’m done from a long day of school, I want to know that I can come back and that I’m safe,” she said, “and I can’t even have that feeling of comfort or safety. Especially around this time, with the holidays. It doesn’t feel like Christmas. Like, all I’m thinking about is, ‘I hope I get a call that they caught this guy.'”
If you have any information on this break-in, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $3,000 reward.
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