VIGO COUNTY, Ind.– Indiana State Police say someone broke into a trooper’s vehicle and stole a gun.
The incident occurred around 4 a.m. Monday morning. Police say two vehicles were broken into in the Rio subdivision in northern Vigo County.
A police department-issued hand gun and cash were stolen. The gun is a Sig Sauer P227 .45 caliber pistol. It’s black in color and has an Indiana State Police emblem engraved on the top of the weapon, near the rear sights.
A surveillance camera captured the suspect looking at vehicles in the area. Police say he has short, dark hair and is mostly clean-shaven except for a bit of hair on his chin.
He was wearing athletic pants and a light-colored hooded sweatshirt. Police believe the vehicle he was driving is an older SUV, possibly a Chevrolet or GMC.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Putnamville Indiana State Police Post at 765-653-4114.