ST. PAUL, Minn. (FOX 9) - The St. Paul Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a burglary suspect who shot and killed a homeowner’s dog before stealing an AR-15 rifle and over $7,000 worth of silver bars Wednesday.
According to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, police responded to a house on the 2000 block of Margaret Street on a report of a burglary. The homeowner reported they noticed a broken window and dried blood throughout the home when they got back from work.
A suspect was caught on camera breaking into the home around 9:45 p.m., St. Paul police said.
Upon further investigation, police learned the suspect had shot and killed the homeowner's dog and stolen an AR-15 rifle and silver bars valued at about $7,680.
The burglary suspect has a tattoo on the top of his right hand and the right side of his face. (Minnesota BCA/St. Paul PD )
The BCA sent an alert on behalf of St. Paul police asking for help identifying the suspect. The suspect is described as having a tattoo on the top of his right hand and the right side of his face.
Anyone with information on the suspect is asked to contact Sgt. Lynette Cherry at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 651-266-5867.