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Stone Mountain home invasion tied to multiple crimes, police say

Police believe the man who invaded a Stone Mountain home Thursday morning is the same suspect who recently committed multiple break-ins and other crimes.

A footprint can still be seen on the door where the alleged break-in happened. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

Stone Mountain police said the man kicked his way into a home on Ferndale Street on Thursday morning, leaving a footprint on the door, according to the incident report.

A set of keys found nearby the home appear to tie him to past, unsolved break-ins, Channel 2 Action News reported.

Police sketches of the man show him wearing an “ATL” hat and a “newsboy” hat, and they hope someone will recognize him. 

The keys were reportedly stolen from a Clarkston home, Channel 2 reported. Police said the suspect is likely the same person who assaulted two women in DeKalb County the day before breaking into another Stone Mountain home earlier in May.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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