Fitchburg police investigate liquor store burglary

Fitchburg police investigate liquor store burglary

The Fitchburg Police Department responded to a commercial burglar alarm Saturday at 4:23 a.m. at O’Connell’s Liquor Store, according to a press release.

The store is located in the 3000 block of Fish Hatchery Road, the release said.

Officers discovered the glass of the front door was smashed open with a cinder block, police said.

Surveillance footage showed a suspect enter the store and steal several hundred dollars worth of alcohol, police said.

A Madison K-9 unit assisted in attempting to track the suspect but he was not located, officials said.

He was a light-skinned male, heavier set, and wore dark sweatpants and a dark hooded sweatshirt, according to the press release.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Fitchburg Police Department at (608) 270-4300 or the Madison Area Crime Stoppers at (608) 266-6014.