Surprise police searching for 'peeping Tom'

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By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman
By Mike Gertzman By Mike Gertzman
By Christina O'Haver By Christina O'Haver

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Police are searching for a man who has been seen peering into windows of four homes in Surprise.

The first incident occurred on March 12 and the most recent was on Dec. 1, according to police.

In the first three incidents, occupants observed the man peering through their bedroom windows between about 6 and 6:45 a.m. The homes are within blocks of each other within the Litchfield Manor and Roseview communities.

In the most recent incident, the man was seen peering through a kitchen window of a home in the Surprise Farms community, several miles west of the other homes, around 7:40 p.m.

Police said all victims have provided a similar suspect description. The man is believed to be in his 20s or early 30s, between 5 feet 6 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall, and clean-shaven. He has been seen wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt.

Surprise police are reminding residents to report suspicious activity and are asking anyone with information about this case to contact 623-222-4000. To remain anonymous, call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS or 480-TESTIGO for Spanish.