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The Bettendorf Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in a residential burglary.

At 5:36 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to the 5200 block of Taylor Avenue for a report of a burglary where the homeowner was present.

The suspect brandished a firearm and forced his way into the home, according to a news release.

After an altercation inside the residence, the suspect fled on foot.

The suspect is described a white man in his early to mid-30s, approximately 5-feet-8-inches and 175 pounds. He was wearing dark pants, a black jacket, and a stocking cap.

Anyone with information is asked to call Bettendorf Police Detective Jeff Buckles at 563-344-4039.

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