CPD asks public’s help to ID burglary, auto theft suspects

CPD asks public’s help to ID burglary, auto theft suspects
Suspect 1 outside the Circle K gas station (Source: Columbus Police Department)
Suspect 1 outside the Circle K gas station (Source: Columbus Police Department)
Suspect 2 outside the Circle K gas station (Source: Columbus Police Department)
Suspect 2 outside the Circle K gas station (Source: Columbus Police Department)

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Police Department needs your help identifying two suspects involved in a residential burglary last month.

The incident occurred between Monday, April 25 at 7 a.m. and Thursday, April 28 at 12:30 p.m. at an apartment in the 800 block of 32nd Avenue.

During the burglary, a light blue 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe was also stolen from the residence.

On Thursday, April 28 at 10:36 p.m., the stolen vehicle was recovered in the parking lot of the Circle K gas station located at 3010 Buena Vista Road.

The store surveillance cameras captured video and images of the suspects abandoning the vehicle.

A firearm was also stolen during this incident, and these individuals should be considered armed and dangerous.

The first suspect is described as a black male with a medium complexion and a low haircut. He was seen wearing a multicolored jersey-style shirt with "3" printed on it, light gray knee-length shorts, black socks, and white sneakers.

The second suspect is also described as a black male with a medium complexion. He was seen wearing a medium blue shirt, dark blue shorts that hit below the knee with white designs on the back pockets, white socks, black sneakers and a tan hat.

Anyone with information about the individuals or the burglary is asked to please contact the Burglary & Theft Unit at 706-653-3424 or Detective Teresa Hudgens at 706-225-4337.

Anonymous tips may also be submitted via Crime Stoppers by calling (706) 653-3188 or visiting their website.

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