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Warrant issued for 2nd suspect


A second suspect in an attempted break-in at a house on Highway 336 East has been charged.

Mitchell Harmon, 52, of Clinton was identified by Van Buren County sheriff’s investigators as the male suspect seen in a surveillance video and a warrant for his arrest has been issued, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

Earlier this month, Heather Paxson of Clinton was charged with attempted residential burglary. She was released on $4,000 bond.

In an unusual step, Sheriff Scott Bradley posted the video of a woman kicking a door while a man stood beside her on his Facebook page and asked the public for help. Within minutes, people were sending messages saying they knew who the culprits were.

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