Porch Pirate Caught On Video Stealing Package On Detroit's West Side

The man stole a package from a home in the North Rosedale Park neighborhood.

WWJ News
March 05, 2020 - 6:15 pm

DETROIT (WWJ) -- The search is on for a porch pirate on Detroit's west side.

Detroit police are asking for the public's help in identifying and locating a man who was seen steling a package off the front porch of a home in the North Rosdale Park neighborhood. 

Authorities say the man took the package from a home in the 19000 block of Bretton Drive -- near Grand River Avenue and Outer Drive -- some time between 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 2, before fleeing on foot.

Police did not specify what was in the package.

Detroit Porch Pirate
The suspect was caught in action by a Ring doorbell camera. He was last seen wearing a multicolored hoodie, dark jeans and light tan boots.

Authorities are asking anyone who recognizes the suspect or may have seen the crime take place to contact the Detroit Police Department’s 8th precinct at (313)596-5840 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP