October 27, 2021

Man wanted in connection with burglary of Forrest County business

Therese Apel

Authorities in Forrest County are looking for the public’s help to identify a man seen on camera, believed to be connected to a local burglary.

A release from Forrest County says around 2 a.m. Monday morning, police believe the man in the photo burglarized the Ice House at the Circle K located on Highway 49 in Brooklyn.

The photos released by the sheriff’s department are grainy, but they are the best available at this time. The individual is a white male with a “Fu Manchu” style mustache, and in one of the photos you can see that he is carrying a power tool that is believed to have used in the burglary.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Forrest County Sheriff’s Office by calling 601-544-7800, and request to speak with an Investigator. To leave an anonymous tip, you may call the Metro Crime Stoppers Hotline number at 601-582-STOP (7867) for Forrest and Lamar counties or you may email Crime Stoppers at: crimestopperlady@comcast.net.

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