ISU & THPD search for burglary suspect

It is believed the person being sought by police in the area of the 600 block of Cherry Street is no longer on campus.

Posted: Oct 25, 2019 8:12 AM
Updated: Oct 25, 2019 1:14 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind (WTHI) - Police were searching for a burglary suspect. ISU Public Safety sent out a campus-wide public safety advisory about 7:55 a.m.

The advisory said officers from both departments went to the area of the John T. Myers Technology Center on campus. That’s along Cherry Street in downtown Terre Haute. Police are searching for a burglary suspect.

ISU Police spotted a person near a Wabash Avenue business minutes prior to releasing the advisory. The suspect ran towards campus. Sources tell News 10 that business is Chavas Mexican Restaurant.

According to ISU Public Safety "It is believed the person being sought by police in the area of the 600 block of Cherry Street is no longer on campus. ISU and THPD Officers are concluding their search of the area. The area is now clear and open for normal use."

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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