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UPDATE: Police Have Surveillance Footage of Wheeling Storage Facility Thief

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The suspect can be see in the upper left corner. The suspect can be see in the upper left corner.

WTRF.COM UPDATE:

The Ohio County Sheriff's Department announced on Tuesday that they are examining surveillance footage of a man suspected of breaking into a storage facility on Route 40 in Triadelphia. This comes after earlier reports of six different reports in the last five weeks of breaking and entering and thefts from storage units throughout Wheeling.

The suspect is a white male wearing tan overalls with a white shirt underneath and a white hat. He was seen driving a dark blue or black late 90's Ford pickup.

The sheriff's department is now involved due to the crimes taking place outside Wheeling city limits. If you have any information on this crime, call the Lauttamus Crime Fighters tip line at 1-800-223-0312.

 


 

ORIGINAL STORY:

Wheeling police are investigating six different reports in the last five weeks of breaking and entering and thefts from storage units throughout Wheeling.

The latest report was taken Monday. Detectives say the thieves are forcing entry and taking anything of value. None of the facilities entered have security fencing.

Few other details are being released. Stay with wtrf.com for updates as we receive them.