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FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Frederick Police Department is looking for a suspect in connection with a burglary and theft that happened in the 100 block of Commerce Street in Frederick, Md. Sunday morning.

Police said deputies responded to the incident around 11:02 a.m. Authorities said a black man entered a secured fence to a parking lot and stole several items from a storage shed and parked vehicles.

After the complainant confronted the man, the suspect fled the scene, by stealing one of the parked cars and driving into the exit gate so it would open.

Police were able to find the stolen vehicle, however have not been able to locate the suspect yet.

The Frederick Police Department is asking for the public's assistance to help identify the suspect. Anyone who may have witnessed the crime, or has further information in reference to it, is asked to call the Frederick Police Department at 301-600-2100 or OFC. Michael Weaver at 301-600-3924 . Tips can also be left anonymously on the Frederick Police Department's tip line at 301-600-TIPS (8477), emailed to: fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org, or sent via text to 240-674-TIPS (8477).

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