LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department is searching for several suspects after a burglary occurred in the 1600-block of Shaffer Street on February 13th.
On February 13, 2022 at 12:20 am., officers responded to Shaffer Street for a report of a burglary in progress. The owner observed several male subjects, on his security camera, break into his residence and steal numerous guns and a safe. During that time, Lyncomm received a call from a nearby neighbor regarding a white vehicle occupied with several males acting suspicious in that area. This vehicle also matched the description of a stolen vehicle from Millwood Apartments. A short time later, an LPD officer observed this vehicle and initiated a traffic stop and a pursuit ensued. The vehicle pursuit concluded in the area of Millwood Apartments where 6-7 male subjects ran from the vehicle. Suspect descriptions are as follows.
Suspect # 1 was wearing a black Nike hoodie, black pants, stocking cap, and a mask.
Suspect # 2 was wearing a black flat brim hat, black jacket, and light-colored jeans.
Suspect # 3 was wearing a black stocking cap, black face mask, yellow sweatshirt, and light-colored jeans.
Suspect # 4 was wearing a black hoodie and black sweat pants.
Suspect # 5 was wearing black hoodie and grey sweatpants.
Suspect # 6 was wearing a black jacket/hoodie and grey or dark colored pants.
Suspect # 7 was wearing a black hoodie and black pants.
All suspects are possibly in their late teens or early 20s. Undetermined race at this time.
This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.
Anyone who may have captured video of any of this incident on a security or doorbell camera is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6174 or share the footage on the Neighbors portal.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Lynchburg Police Department at (434) 455-6041 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter a tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.