Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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January 9, 2014

Mercer County deputies searching for burglary suspect

PRINCETON — Deputies from the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office responded Thursday to a burglary in progress off of Old Oakvale Road.

The suspect had fled and a K-9 unit was requested and responded.

Deputies tracked the suspect several miles. The K-9’s tracked the individual to the Northview Avenue area of Princeton, where a residence was searched that the suspect was believed to be. However the suspect was not located, according to a sheriff’s department spokesman.

Anyone having recorded video surveillance in the residential areas on or near the Old Oakvale Road area is encouraged to contact the detective bureau of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect is said to be a white male and approximately 5 feet 9 inches tall.

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