McDowell detectives need the public’s help locating a suspect in this vehicle who broke into two cars at West McDowell Middle School.

On Dec. 18, a black male, around 40 to 50 years of age with greying facial hair and cornrows driving a cream colored Mini Cooper with a black top, broke into two vehicles in the parking area of West McDowell Middle School. A purse and cash was taken from one of the vehicles. Photos of the suspect’s vehicle are attached.

Anyone with information concerning the crime or suspect is asked to call Detective Nathan Mace at 652-2237 or McDowell County Crime Stoppers at 65-CRIME (652-7463). Now, you can also text your tips to Crime Stoppers. Text MCDOWELLTIPS and your information to 274637 (CRIMES). With Crime Stoppers, your identity remains anonymous, and you could receive a cash reward.

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