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Police: Burglary suspect wore HAZMAT-like suit

Posted at 11:07 AM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 13:07:04-04

BOISE, Idaho — Boise Police are investigating the case of a person who broke into a restaurant wearing what looks like a protective HAZMAT suit.

Police say that, shortly after 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 19, a suspect broke into a restaurant in the 2800 block of West Overland Road in Boise by smashing a large window. The suspect stole an undisclosed amount of money, then left the building.

A surveillance camera caught images of the suspect who was wearing what could be either a HAZMAT suit or a painter’s suit. Headgear concealed the suspect’s face. The suspect is believed to be about five-feet-ten-inches or six feet tall and weighing between 170-180 pounds. The suspect was wearing a backpack.

If you have any information on the suspect or this crime, you are encouraged to report it anonymously through Crime Stoppers of Southwest Idaho. You can call 208-343-COPS (2677) or leave a tip through the Boise Police app “P3 Tips.”