Authorities looking for Whitewater burglary suspect

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Staff | February 17, 2015

Whitewater police are looking for a suspect in a home burglary that happened between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 11, according to a release from the City of Whitewater Police Department. Police did not release the address where the burglary occurred.

Police said the suspect stole a pair of Beats headphones and a credit card. The credit card was used in an electronics purchase at the Wal-Mart store in Whitewater, and the suspect also attempted to use the card at the Wal-Mart in Janesville, according to the release.

The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 25-30 years old, approximately 6 feet tall, weighing about 200 pounds. According to the release, he was wearing a dark colored plaid winter jacket, a multi-colored stocking cap, black sweat pants, and glasses. The suspect was seen in Janesville wearing a black and white stripped jacket, black stocking cap, glasses, and jeans.

Anyone with information on this case should contact Whitewater Police Detective Ben Lindsey at 262-473-0555.

Those with information who wish to remain anonymous can call Walworth County Crime Stoppers at 800-741-4616 or text a tip to 274637 (CRIMES).  Start the message with TIP4WC (Agency key word) plus the message or go to http://www.whitewater-wi.gov/crime-alerts and submit a tip.

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