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Police search for burglary suspect on Eau Claire’s north side Wednesday

Three suspects were caught breaking into Princeton Valley Golf Course on Eau Claire's north...
Three people were caught breaking into Princeton Valley Golf Course on Eau Claire's north side Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at approximately 4:45 a.m.(Jeff Ralph / WEAU)
Published: Jun. 23, 2021 at 7:22 AM CDT
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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - Two suspects have been taken into custody on Eau Claire’s north side for attempted burglary, while the search continues for a third suspect Wednesday morning.

Eau Claire Police are searching for a white man described as thin, about 6′3″ to 6′5″ tall, and wearing all black. The search is being conducted in the area near the intersection of Hastings Way and Eddy Lane, which is on the north side of Eau Claire near Lake Hallie.

Police wrote in a Facebook post Wednesday morning that a group of suspects were spotted breaking into Princeton Valley Golf Course on Eau Claire’s north side at approximately 4:45 a.m. The suspects fled into the woods near Jingle Court, which is located behind Northstar Middle School north of the North Crossing and east of Hastings Way. As a precaution, Northstar Middle School has been placed on a hold, and the School Resource Officer is at the school.

The ECPD is asking the public to be alert and to notify police of suspicious activity.

Eau Claire Police say the last known location of the suspect is in the woods near Jingle Court,...
Eau Claire Police say the last known location of the suspect is in the woods near Jingle Court, north of the North Crossing.(WEAU)

**UPDATE** 2 people have been taken into custody. Police are still searching for 1 more suspect. The search is now in...

Posted by Eau Claire Police Department on Wednesday, June 23, 2021

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (Release) - Urgent alert for the Princeton Valley residential area: At approximately 4:45am, burglary suspects were interrupted while breaking into a business. The suspects fled the scene, are not from the area and no longer have vehicles available to them. The suspects were last seen near the wooded area by Jingle Court.

At this time there is limited suspect information other than there is believed to be 3-5 suspects, with 2 being males and 1 being a female and all were wearing ski masks. There is concern that suspects may attempt to steal a vehicle from the area. Please use caution and contact police if you see anything suspicious. We will share more information as it is learned.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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