Auto Burglary Suspect Sought by Police
LIBERTY, August 29, 2012 - Shortly before 9:00 PM on Wednesday the City of Liberty Police Department was summoned to Wal-Mart by a pickup owner whose truck had been broken into.
According to Officer Josh Cummins of the City of Liberty Police Department witnesses saw a man digging underneath the dashboard of a pickup in the parking lot and assumed it was the man’s truck.
A short time later the owner of the pickup came out of the store and realized his truck had been broken into and notified police.
Officer Cummins responded and while speaking to the owner of the truck another witness approached Officer Cummins stating that the man who had broken into the pickup was standing near the employee break area outside the store south of the grocery entrance.
After getting a detailed description of the suspect Officer Cummins confronted the man and received a positive identification of the suspect from another officer on the scene.
At this point the man fled south from the employee break area across the parking lot into the thick woods on the south side of the store from Officer Cummins.
Other Officers responded and are on the lookout for this suspect.
Officer Cummins stated that the man had been identified.
The man is described by police as being a white, male about 40 years of age with a goatee and brown hair dressed in blue jeans and blue long sleeve western style shirt and black tennis shoes.
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