A suspect is being sought in connection to a series of reports where items have been stolen from vehicles at area schools.
According to information from the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, someone has been stealing items from vehicles parked at schools for the past couple of months. He is targeting unlocked vehicles and taking whatever he can. The thefts have occurred in Putnam County and also occurred this past Wednesday at Vanlue and Riverdale in Hancock County.
The deputy investigating said the suspect is a white male and is driving a black sport utility vehicle.
Students and staff at all schools are being asked to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity.
The deputy also encouraged them to keep items of value out of plain site and to lock your vehicle.