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Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:23 AM

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VAN WERT— Van Wert County Sheriff Thomas M. Riggenbach released a statement Wednesday that deputies have developed additional information on the Pleasant Township residential burglary that occurred Tuesday morning. This new information came while working with Sheriff Keith Everhart’s deputies of the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office and also the Hardin County Prosecutor’s Office, who are investigating similar occurrences.

Riggenbach stated the female suspect who approached the resident while outside of the home identified herself as a power company employee and stated they would need to perform work on the property later in the day. During this conversation, the female suspect kept the resident’s attention away from the home, allowing the male suspect to enter the home where stole he money and property.

The description of the male suspect is a white male, skinny build in his late 20’s to early 30’s, approximately 5’10”-6’ tall with short light-colored hair.

The vehicle description is a full-size Ford F-150, red in color with silver along the bottom of both sides of the truck. The truck has a white/silver tool box on the bed of the truck and a bug deflector on the front of the truck.

The updated description of the female suspect is white, in her early 20’s, approximately 5’ 5” tall, weighing 115-120 pounds with short sandy hair and wearing a bandanna.

Riggenbach asks anyone who recognizes or sees this pickup truck or recognizes the male in the photos to contact the Van Wert County Sheriff’s Office at 419-238-3866 or and use the “Submit a CrimeTip” Link; the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office at 419-673-1268, ext. 2105 or 2106; or Crime Stoppers 419-238-STOP.

Anyone reporting information can remain anonymous.


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