The Newton County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a burglary suspect and is asking residents to be on the lookout as well.
At approximately 11:50 a.m. May 13, a tan-complexioned male forcibly broke into a home on Ga. Highway 142. The burglar encountered the owner of the home and immediately fled in a white compact car, possible a two-door Honda.
The male appeared to be between 30 and 35 years old, was approximately 5’7" to 5’9" in height, 140 pounds with dark medium-length curly hair. He was wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans at the time of the burglary.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Lt. Tyrone Oliver at the Newton County Sheriff’s Office at (678) 625-1446.