UPDATE: Rockford Police Seek Help Finding Burglary Suspect

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UPDATE:  Wittig has been taken into custody by police in Indiana and is awaiting extradiction.


Police are searching for a Rockford man they say burglarized the same business twice in late August.

Officers were called to B&H Office Equipment on Broadway on Monday, August 21st for a report of a burglary.  Upon reviewing surveillance video, they realized the business had actually been burglarized twice by a man who was caught on video.

Detectives determined that man was 31-year-old Axel Wittig, who now faces charges for Burglary as well as for a contempt of court warrant, and remains at large.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact the Investigations Bureau, 779-500-6551 or Crime Stoppers, 815-963-7867.

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