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Troup County investigators search for bold burglar

Troup County deputies said suspect last seen in red sedan

By Melanie Ruberti

mruberti@civitasmedia.com

Investigators with the Troup County Sheriffs Office speak with a woman at the scene of a burglary in the 100 block of Mount Zion Church Road on Monday morning. According to Chief Investigator Capt. Mike Caldwell, the suspect kicked in a side door to the home while people were inside, stole some items and then fled in a red or burgundy sedan.
http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_Home-Invasion-0321.jpgInvestigators with the Troup County Sheriffs Office speak with a woman at the scene of a burglary in the 100 block of Mount Zion Church Road on Monday morning. According to Chief Investigator Capt. Mike Caldwell, the suspect kicked in a side door to the home while people were inside, stole some items and then fled in a red or burgundy sedan. Melanie Ruberti | Daily News
Investigators with the Troup County Sheriffs Office speak with a woman at the scene of a burglary in the 100 block of Mount Zion Church Road on Monday morning. According to Chief Investigator Capt. Mike Caldwell, the suspect kicked in a side door to the home while people were inside, stole some items and then fled in a red or burgundy sedan.
http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_0105HomeInvasion1.jpgInvestigators with the Troup County Sheriffs Office speak with a woman at the scene of a burglary in the 100 block of Mount Zion Church Road on Monday morning. According to Chief Investigator Capt. Mike Caldwell, the suspect kicked in a side door to the home while people were inside, stole some items and then fled in a red or burgundy sedan. Melanie Ruberti | Daily News

LaGRANGE — Investigators with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office were searching Monday afternoon for a man who brazenly broke into a home in the 100 block of Mount Zion Church Road just before 9:30 a.m. Monday while people were inside the residence.

Chief Investigator Capt. Mike Caldwell said the suspect, described as a black male, kicked in a side door to the home, stole some items, then made his get-away in a red vehicle believed to be a red sedan.

TCSO investigators quickly arrived on scene and began canvassing the home plus taking taking pictures of the scene.

Caldwell said Monday afternoon investigators were looking for the suspect and car.

Anyone with information about the incident was asked to call the Troup County Sheriff’s Office at 706-883-1616 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at 706-812-1000.

Melanie Ruberti is a reporter with LaGrange Daily News. She may be reached at 706-884-7311, ext. 2156.