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Meridian police seek public help finding attempted burglary suspect

This security camera footage shows the suspect in an attempted burglary of a Meridian La Quinta Inn.
This security camera footage shows the suspect in an attempted burglary of a Meridian La Quinta Inn.

A man police suspect of unsuccessfully trying to steal a cash drawer from a Meridian La Quinta Inn was caught on camera, according to a Meridian Police Department press release.

MPD is seeking public help identifying the suspect, who they say tried to take a cash drawer from the hotel on South Allen Street around 3:50 a.m. Monday. A hotel employee saw the suspect, confronted him and the suspect left the drawer and ran away on foot, according to MPD.

The suspect is described as white, in his 30’s, around 5 feet 11 inches tall, thin, with short brown shaggy hair. He was said to be wearing a dark gray t-shirt with lettering and dark blue basketball shorts with a stripe.

If you have information about this suspect or incident you are urged to call MPD at 208-888-6678.

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