Police are looking for 3 men who posed as FBI agents during an attempted home invasion in Cooper City, Florida.
Surveillance video recorded the suspects wearing shirts with the letters “FBI” on the backs.
The incident happened shortly after 4am on July 12, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office said.
On the videotape, two of the suspects try to enter the home by prying open the front door with a crowbar.
They also tried to gain entry through a front window, the police said.
According to investigators, the homeowner confronted the fake FBI agents. Armed with a .40 caliber pistol, he fired the gun at the men, police said.
The suspects ran back to their SUV and drove away, police said. The vehicle is described as a newer model mid-size silver Mercedes Benz.
Police have released security tape of the attempted home invasion. Authorities
The 3 men were wearing baseball hats and t-shirts. They also had badges around their necks, police said.
Anyone with information should contact the Broward County Sheriff’s Office at 954-321-4270.
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