Witness identifies TV thief

(file photo)
(file photo)

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) – One of two people accused of stealing a television from a residence is in jail.

Witnesses told police two males were seen carrying a TV from the rear of an unoccupied residence in the 200 block of Spring Street, between W. Dickman Road and Goguac Street, in Battle Creek around 9 p.m. Sunday.

Officers arrived and discovered the suspects forced their way into the residence, according to a news release.

While checking the area, officers spotted someone matching the description of one of the suspects. He was detained and a witness positively identified him as one of the TV thieves.

The suspect, a 25-year-old man, was taken into custody on breaking-and-entering charges.

No information about the other suspect is available at this time.

Police continue to investigate, so anyone with more information about this incident is asked to call the Battle Creek Police Department at 269.966.3363 or Silent Observer at 269.964.3888.

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