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Observant Citizen may have stopped burglary in progress near North Patte

Published: Oct. 31, 2019 at 9:45 PM CDT
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Officials with the Lincoln Sheriffs Office say an observant citizen may have broke up a burglary in progress south of North Platte along Buffalo Bill Avenue Thursday evening.

Deputies say someone called the sheriffs office on a suspicious vehicle report near their property at about 6 p.m.

The sheriffs office, assisted by the Nebraska State Patrol, investigated the call. They say they believe a house was in the process of being burglarized. Deputies found suspected stolen property under trees in a nearby field.

Law enforcement were not able to apprehend the suspects but they do have the suspects car.

The Lincoln County Sheriffs office say this is an ongoing investigation.