Police seek auto burglar in Pontotoc

Pontotoc police are asking for the public's help identifying the person responsible for auto burglary.

Posted: Jun 25, 2018 9:57 AM
Updated: Jun 25, 2018 12:50 PM

PONTOTOC, Miss. (WTVA) - Pontotoc police are asking for the public's help identifying the person responsible for auto burglary. 

Photo: Crime Stoppers

The burglary happened the night of Tuesday, June 19 in the parking lot of Sydnei's Grill on Highway 15 North. 

Police say a Cadillac car entered the parking lot of the restaurant sometime near 8:20 p.m.  

A man got out of the Cadillac. Police say he walked around several cars in the parking lot before entering one car, ultimately stealing money from inside the car. 

The man returned to the Cadillac and drove away, traveling south on Highway 15. 

The man is described as a black male, wearing a white T-shirt, green shorts with a white strip. He was wearing a backwards cap and tennis shoes. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-773-8477. 

Article Comments

Tupelo
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 63°
Columbus
Clear
53° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 53°
Oxford
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 63°
Starkville
Clear
54° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 54°
WTVA Radar
WTVA Temperatures
WTVA Severe Weather