Police seeking suspect in attempted burglary caseThe Mitchell Police Division is looking for a suspect who attempted to burglarize an outbuilding of Mitchell Plumbing and Heating Sunday.
By: Staff reports, The Daily Republic
The Mitchell Police Division is looking for a suspect who attempted to burglarize an outbuilding of Mitchell Plumbing and Heating Sunday.
Sgt. Dave Beintema said a man was captured on a surveillance photos breaking into a storage shed between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
The police report says a latch was forced off the door, but nothing was taken from the building.
The business kept valuable items in the building and Beintema said it’s a reminder for all businesses to keep buildings locked securely.
Attempted burglary is a class 4 felony, carrying a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison, a $20,000 fine or both.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Mitchell Police Division at 995-8400 or Mitchell Area Crime Stoppers at 996-1700.
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Crime tips can also be submitted at www.mitchellcrimestoppers.org.
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