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Suspect in Burglary Remains At-Large

Police SearchRussell Police are asking for your help in locating a burglary suspect.

Russell Police Chief Jon Quinday says the suspect was spotted on a bicycle in the 300 Block of West 10th Street just before 2 PM Monday. An on-duty officer attempted to make contact with the suspect, but he fled on foot.

Officers went house-to-house over a 10 block area of northwest Russell, but were unable to locate the man. A Kansas Highway Patrol search plane also attempted to locate the man in the fields around the city, but was unsuccessful.  The search was called off Monday evening due to darkness.

The suspect is described as a white male in his mid 20s with facial hair and wearing a maroon hoodie and blue jeans.

If you have any information or see a man matching the description, you are asked to call the Russell Police Department at 785-483-2121.

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