Search in Agnew area prompted by reported attempted burglary
Peninsula Daily News
Print This | Email This
Most Popular this week
Rollover wreck in Port Angeles cuts utility pole in half; driver investigated for DUI while passenger goes to hospital
Pay of Clallam County elected officials may be frozen — including salaries of anyone elected on current ballot
Inside a legal pot procession operation: Testing and packaging equipment — and lots of security [**Gallery**]
The man was spotted this afternoon, July 19, on the Olympic Discovery Trail on Old Olympic Highway near Lewis Road, said Clallam County Undersheriff Ron Peregrin, after a home owner in the area arrived home and interrupted a burglary there.
The man suspected of the attempted burglary — described as bald, with a light grey goatee, wearing a black shirt or tank top with green or camouflage shorts, and estimated to be between 5-feet-8-inches and 5-feet-10-inches tall — bolted into the brush on a bicycle, Peregrin said.
Deputies converged on the area after receiving a call at 12:41 p.m., and a helicopter from the Port Angeles Coast Guard base flew over the area.
“We didn't find him. We found his bicycle,” Peregrin said.
Deputies, figuring he was on foot in the general area, were continuing to check the area late today.
Peregrin said that anyone who sees him should call 9-1-1 and refrain from any confrontation.
“We don't think this guy is a danger to the public,” Peregrin said, “but we wouldn't want him confronted by anybody if they see him.”
Last modified: July 20. 2013 6:21PM