Mother shaken after stranger breaks in, takes selfie on phone

By: ABC News Email
By: ABC News Email
Denver Police/ABC News

Denver Police/ABC News

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Denver, CO. -- A Colorado mother is traumatized after a stranger broke into her house and took a single selfie on her phone before sneaking back out, Denver police said.

The unnamed woman was putting her children to sleep just before 9:30 p.m. when the bizarre incident occurred on Jan. 29 at her Denver home.

The mother told police she had no idea the man was in the house and only found the selfie on her phone the next morning.

Authorities are still on the hunt for the suspect and are offering a $2,000 reward for any information leading to his arrest.

Anyone with information is asked to call Denver police at (720) 913-2000. Remain anonymous and call Crime Stoppers at (720) 913-STOP (7867). Text to CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter the message or send an e-mail to

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