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Suspect in criminal damage case turns himself in

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PITTSBURG, KANSAS -

(9/22):  A suspect has been identified in connection to the September 11, 2015 criminal damage to Broadway Lumber and burglary to Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers. 

Thanks to the community's response to our agency's social media inquires, a male suspect, 20, turned himself into police. The case has now been turned over to the Crawford County Attorney's office. 

The investigation into this incident is ongoing at this time. Anyone having information related to this incident, or other crimes, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at (620)-231-1700, or at our tip line, 620-231-8477. Callers may remain anonymous.

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(9/21):  On Friday, September 11, 2015, at approximately 1:40 AM, law enforcement officers from the Pittsburg Police Department were dispatched to Broadway Lumber, located at 1304 S. Broadway St., in Pittsburg, in reference to a report of criminal damage. Officers learned that an unidentified suspect (pictured below) had caused irreparable damage to the front door of the business. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the suspect. 
Officers later learned that an unidentified suspect, who matched the same description of the suspect from the criminal damage report, had gained entry into Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, located at 1314 S. Broadway St., at approximately the same time that the damage to Broadway Lumber occurred. 
During the subsequent investigation, officers were able to obtain still images from the restaurant's video surveillance system, as well as that of a nearby convenience store's. The Pittsburg Police Department is requesting assistance in identifying the suspect pictured below. 2 | P a g e 

The investigation into these incidents is ongoing at this time. Anyone having information related to these incidents, or other crimes, is urged to contact the Pittsburg Police Department at 620-231-1700, or at our tip line, 620-231-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous. 

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