Austintown police seeking help in attempted theft investigation

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Police released surveillance images on the department's Facebook page Monday

Police in Austintown are asking for the public's help in identifying a person they say is connected to an attempted theft investigation.

Credit: Austintown Police Dept.

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Police in Austintown are asking for the public’s help in identifying a person they say is connected to an attempted theft investigation.

Police released surveillance images on the department’s Facebook page Monday showing a man pulled up next to a commercial van on Westchester Drive.

Police say they believe the man in the images was attempting to steal the vehicle but was scared off by a snowplow.

Anyone with information about the man in the image is asked to call police at (330) 270-5111.

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