Suspect identified in shocking NJ home invasion caught on nanny cam

Posted at 5:45 PM, Jun 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-28 19:02:58-04

Police say they have identified the suspect that brutally beat a young New Jersey mother in front of her 3-year-old daughter in a shocking home invasion caught on nanny cam.

Essex County police are looking for Shawn Custis, 42, in connection to the sickening crime.

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Police say the suspect kicked through the locked back door of the Milburn, New Jersey home at about 10 a.m. when the victim was making breakfast for her young children.

In the disturbing attack caught on nanny cam, the suspect can be seen repeatedly punching and kicking the woman, while her daughter watched.

Police consider the suspect armed and dangerous and believe he has committed a string of similar crimes before.