Attempted Home Invasion Under Investigation

The two suspects were pushed  out of the house by a resident.



Mount Airy, Md (KM) The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted home invasion in Mount Airy last week.

Authorities say on Thursday evening, October 11th, at around 9:30, two men tried to break into a home in the 1400 block of Village Oaks Court through an unlocked sliding glass door. One of them displayed a handgun. A resident pushed the two individuals outside of the home and locked the door. The two fled on foot.

They’re described as African-American males in their teens or early 20’s wearing dark clothing.

Anyone who heard or saw anything unusual that evening is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office. They can call Detective Michael Toste at 301-600-3610, or send an e-mail to [email protected].


By Kevin McManus