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Sheriff Identifies 2nd Suspect in ATM Theft Attempt

UPDATE: WANTED for THEFT

On April 28, 2021, An Arrest Warrant was issued on LEO BURT MITCHELL JR., he is charged with THEFT 31.03 (e) (6) (B) Attempt (F3).

He is not in custody and is wanted by the Newton County Sheriff’s Office for the above offense.

He is one of two suspects who is responsible for the ATM Theft that occurred at the Sabine State Bank on Hwy 63 in Burkeville on April 26, 2021. The other suspect is in custody in the Newton County Jail. Leo Burt Mitchell Jr. is a W/M, 40 YOA, 5’9, Blue eyes, brown hair, weighs about 200 lbs., he is a resident of Louisiana. He is believed to be in Natchitoches or Florin, Louisiana.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact the Newton County Sheriff’s Office at (409)379-3636 or 3637.

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