Sioux County Sheriff’s Office Looking For Man In Connection With Alton Burglary Call

Date posted - March 12, 2014

Alton, Iowa — The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man and any clues in connection with a burglary report near Alton.

The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Friday, March 7 at about 2:05 PM, a burglary and theft report was called in. The crime occurred at a home about three miles east of Alton. magnifying glass_sxc

According to the homeowner, when he returned to his home he found a Ford F150 pickup parked near his house. He says a white man got into the truck and drove off the yard at a high rate of speed. The truck went south on Kiwi Avenue toward Plymouth County. The homeowner realized his home had been broken into and called the Sheriff’s Office.

Upon further investigation deputies discovered that the perpetrator had entered the home through a locked door while no one was home. Once inside the home he stole a safe and a camera with two external lenses. The suspect truck is described as a black or dark brown 2005-2006 Ford F150, extended cab pickup truck. The suspect is described as a white man, about 25 years of age, 5’10″, thin build, with dark hair and a beard.

If you saw suspicious people or activity in this area when this crime took place, you are asked to contact the sheriff’s office. If you have knowledge about the crime and wish to remain anonymous you may use the Text‐ a‐Tip program. Directions can be found at siouxcountysheriff.com.

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