Lakeview home burglar spots surveillance camera — 5 seconds too late

Home surveillance cameras captured images of a burglar as he scoured a Lakeview home Wednesday. The bumbling burglar spotted one of the cameras — but not before it captured crystal clear images of his face.

You can see the “oh sh*t” look in his eyes as he extends a gloved hand to block the camera lens.

The burglary on the 600 block of West Oakdale is the latest in a series of break-ins that police reportedly believe the suspect has committed in the neighborhood and nearby Lincoln Park.

If you happen to see this gentleman in the neighborhood, a call to 911 may be in order. Be sure to mention that he’s wanted in connection with an April 22 burglary on the 600 block of Oakdale when you call.

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