Investigators ask for help to identify Lowndes County burglary suspect

The man is accused of breaking into a convenience store on Christmas Eve.

Posted: Dec 26, 2018 2:11 PM
Updated: Dec 27, 2018 9:53 AM

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WTVA) -- The Lowndes County Sheriff's Department is seeking help to identify a suspect in the Christmas Eve burglary of a convenience store.

Sheriff Mike Arledge says the person broke into J.R's Texaco on Industrial Park Road during the early morning hours.

He says the person broke a window in the back of the store to gain access.

The suspect's picture was captured on a store surveillance camera.

Arledge says the man appeared to take assorted items from inside the store.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lowndes County Sheriff's Department or Golden Triangle Crime Stoppers at 1-800- 530-7151.

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