Friday, October 4, 2013

Press Release - Burglary on October 1st

Below is a press release from Milton Police Chief Dan Layber.

On Tuesday, October 1st at approximately 3:46 PM the City of Milton Police Department received a report of a burglary in progress in the 300 block of College Street in Milton. Officers responded to the scene and made contact with the homeowner who stated that they observed an unknown male exit the rear door of their residence as they arrived home. The homeowner attempted to detain the male but he rode away on a bike and fled the area. In checking their residence, they did not discover any missing items. It is believed that the male observed the homeowner arrive home and fled the house to avoid detection and/or capture. 

The male is described as white, possibly high school age, wearing blue jeans, black shirt, and black hat. He is described as about 5’9”, average to thin build. The subject fled the area on a BMX type bicycle, possibly dark blue in color. He fled the area north on Rogers Street and west on E. Madison Avenue. 

The Milton Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance with identifying this subject.

Individuals that come forward with information that leads to the arrest of the subject responsible for this crime are eligible for a cash reward through Janesville Area Crimestoppers. Individuals with tips can remain anonymous. If you have information regarding this incident please contact the Milton Police Department at 757-2244 or Janesville Area Crimestoppers at 756-3636. Anonymous tips can also be sent via text to CRIMES (274637), then enter JACS, plus your message.