A black man in the United States has been accused of committing a string of burglaries while wearing a life-like mask of a white man.
Rockim Prowell, 30, was arrested last week by the Los Angeles Police Department and charged with two counts of burglary along with other charges, however police say he is linked to numerous other burglaries in Beverly Hills and other affluent LA suburbs.
Prowell, from Inglewood, was arrested during a traffic stop.
Officers found the mask and other items that connected him to burglaries in July 2020 and April 2021.
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Flat-screen TVs were targeted in both burglaries.
A further search of his home revealed stolen items linking him to other burglaries.
"It was odd this burglar's mouth was always open when seen on video surveillance," LAPD Pacific wrote in a now-deleted tweet.
"When he was caught breaking into another home we discovered why."
Fox News reported that Prowell has been linked to more than 30 burglaries.
Prowell is on bail charged with two counts of burglary, two counts of grand theft and one count of vandalism.
According to jail records, he is due to appear in court again on May 25, Fox News reported.