Armed man breaks into Independence home

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — Independence police want assistance from anyone who recognizes the man caught on surveillance video at a home in the 2900 block of Sweet Briar at about 12:10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 2.

The suspect was armed with a rifle during the burglary. He’s described as a white male, possibly in his early 20’s, thin build. He was wearing a baseball cap, a white tank top and large cargo shorts. He also had on diamond stud earrings.

If you know who this is, please call the TIPS Hotline (816) 474-TIPS.