A man allegedly entered a woman’s bedroom window in Rowlett, Texas to take some of her personal belongings, and to leave behind some of his own: nude pictures of himself, a used condom and a chilling note.
Police are trying to find the man responsible for the bizarre Sept. 26 burglary.
“What the note indicates to me is that the suspect does not know the victim,” said Rowlett Police Det. Cruz Hernandez told reporters earlier this week, according to FOX4 News in Dallas Fort-Worth. “Because the note makes a notation that is ‘I’ve been watching you.’"
Hernandez told Oxygen.com that the victim is a single female in her mid-twenties who lives with a female relative roommate. Both women work from about 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Hernandez thinks the suspect jumped a six-foot wood fence and entered the woman’s open bedroom window when they were not home.
“They [the suspect] used her cameras that make instant photos to take pictures of their genitals,” Hernandez told Oxygen.com. “They left a very detailed note indicating that they have been watching her and it was of a sexual nature.”
He said that police collected evidence from the scene that they hope will give them a DNA profile. They are also looking at fingerprints collected at the point of entry. However, that evidence was submitted to a fingerprint database with no success.
The detective explained that the victim doesn’t think that the suspect is anyone she knows personally from work or activities.
“The only connection we have it’s gotta be connected to the house because there is nothing that we can find,” Hernandez said.
After the burglary, the victim’s friend provided details of the incident online. A neighbor that saw the social media post provided surveillance video footage taken a block away from the victim’s house. It shows a shirtless man in shorts and tennis shoes. He was recorded 16 days earlier on the 10th at midnight on the video surveillance.
Police are not calling him a suspect but they are describing him as a person of interest. Hernandez said he has already received two tips about the man’s identity.
[Photo: Rowlett Police Department]