Aberdeen Police search for suspected burglar

Aberdeen Police are searching for a suspect in a residential burglary Friday in the 600 block of 3rd Avenue.

When officers responded at about 4:40 p.m., the victim said when he came home, he saw a man running into the brush away from the rear of his apartment. He said he found his safe outside his apartment, and reported a large amount of money had been taken. Pry marks were found around his door.

Police searched the area, bringing in their K-9 officer, but they were unable to find the suspect. Police said it is unknown whether this case might be linked to other burglaries in the area.

The suspect is described as a man wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and light jeans. Anyone with information should contact the Aberdeen Police Department at 533-3180 or the tip line at 538-4450.