A home surveillance camera captured a person looking in cars Nov. 20, 2019, in a Huber Heights neighborhood.
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Cameras catch prowler going car-to-car in Huber Heights; can you ID him?

This is why police urge people to lock their cars and to not leave any valuables inside, or at least not in sight.

Two people from The Deers neighborhood called police about the prowler, who they think may be a teenager. So far, however, he has not made off with anything because the car doors were locked.

Jill Heggem shared video of the person lurking around her street. It shows him walk to a parked black truck, tug at the door and then walk across the street to another parked car before he went over to a car in a neighbor’s driveway.

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This was caught around 3:15 a.m. Wednesday.

He did not stop there.

“We saw him come around the corner and he walked straight down the cul de sac, in the middle, like he lived here,” Donna Gruen said.

Her camera caught the same person around 3:45 a.m.

“He went to all the vehicles in the neighborhood looking for whatever he could find,” she said.

About 30 minutes later, Mandy Price said she, too, caught a suspicious person on her camera.

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Gruen said she and her neighbors are concerned, particularly because they believe the person is young.

“It’s frustrating, you get angry, you get sad because that’s somebody’s kid, according to the size and stature, you think it’s a kid,” she said.

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Sightings have been on Cannondale Lane, Deer Bluff Drive and Chinaberry Place.

Gruen and Heggem sent their images to police, and want their neighbors to get involved as well by sending any photos or videos to police so this person could be caught.

“It would be nice to have it come to a stop and feel relaxed at home again,” Gruen said.

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