Police seek public’s help in theft investigation

Police seek public’s help in theft investigation

Police released a bus surveillance photo Tuesday and asked for the public’s help in identifying the person pictured in connection with a theft.

The Middleton Police Department said officers responded to a report of a backpack stolen on Feb. 15 from a vehicle parked at a business in the 1800 block of Deming Way.

According to the report, the backpack and all of its contents were found the next morning in the parking lot of a business in the 3500 block of University Avenue in Madison.

Police said officers obtained surveillance images from Madison Metro bus No. 70 that show a person of interest in the case. Police asked anyone who recognizes the person in the photo or anyone with information on the crime to call or text police at 608-824-7300, or leave a message on the confidential tipster line at 608-824-7304. Reference incident number 17-1342.