Police are searching for two suspects they said attempted to break into a home on Cruse Road in Lawrenceville on Aug. 28.

{p class=”x_MsoNormal”}”Though they were unsuccessful in gaining entry into the home, we still need to determine their identities,” Cpl. Michele Pihera with Gwinnett County Police said.

{p class=”x_MsoNormal”}The two suspects were caught while the homeowner periodically checked security camera footage at work. The footage caught the suspects trying to use pliers to open a back window close to 10 a.m. on Aug. 28. When they were unsuccessful with pliers, the suspects tried to pry to window open with a metal bar. Both suspects left, a police report said, after they were unsuccessful in opening another window.

{p class=”x_MsoNormal”}The first suspect is descirbed as a black male with dreadlocks, wearing a black hoodie, striped pants, Nike sneakers, holding a black book bag with a yellow patch. The second suspect is a black male, wearing a blue hoodie, dark pants, black/white sneakers, pink and blue child’s book bag, and carrying a duffle bag.

{p class=”x_MsoNormal”}The public can contact detectives at 770-513-5300. Anonymous tips can be left with Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or by visiting www.stopcrimeATL.com. Crime Stoppers tipsters can receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest and indictment in this case. Refer to case number 19-079227 when reporting information.

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Taylor Denman is a reporter born and raised in Gwinnett County. He came back home to seize the rare opportunity of telling stories about the county in which he grew up.

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