The Killeen Police Department is asking if anyone can identify a thief.
Officers responded to the 3700 block of Appalachian Trail on Thursday, December 22, 2016, just after 11:30pm, for a reported stolen vehicle. The officers arrived and learned a black 2012 Ford Explorer had been stolen from the driveway. The owner advised no one had permission to use the vehicle.
On Friday, December 23, 2016, an officer with the Harker Heights Police Department attempted to stop a Ford Explorer for a traffic violation; the driver sped off and was able to elude the officer. The Harker Heights officer located the vehicle a short time later, abandoned and still running, in a parking lot in the 1500 block of E. VMB, Harker Heights. The officer advised three black males were seen running from the vehicle. The stolen vehicle was recovered and returned to the owner.
During the investigation the detective was able to obtain a photo of the suspect in the stolen vehicle. He is asking if anyone can identify this suspect to contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online anonymously at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. You can also download the P3tips app for IOS and Android to give an anonymous tip. All information is confidential and anonymous and if your tip leads to the arrest of the suspect(s), you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.
The Killeen Police Department Burglary Unit continues to investigate this Theft and information will be released as it becomes available.
Killeen Police Department