Martin County Sheriff's Office searching for burglar

Martin County Sheriff's Office searching for burglar

MARTIN COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Authorities are on the lookout for a burglar who was caught snooping around a remote area south of Grady between Stanton and Lenorah.

It happened Tuesday night between 9 or 10 p.m. off of FM 829.

Officials said the burglar was inside an unlocked farm building, when a woman found him.

The Martin County Messenger reported the woman startled the alleged burglar.

That's when a small scuffle started and the man tried to grab the woman's cell phone.

Luckily though, she wasn't injured but the man stole her cell phone.

Authorities say the suspect is a white man in his mid 30's with brown hair and a scruffy beard.

If you have any information on this case, call the Martin County Sheriff's Office at (432) 756-3336.

You will remain anonymous.

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