TAYLOR, Mo. (KHQA) — UPDATE:
Shortly after requesting the public's help in identifying a man suspected of committing a commercial burglary and arson, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said they "apprehended" the person in Illinois.
Officials said they would release further information as the investigation continues.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public's help in identifying a man who they say could be responsible for a commercial burglary and arson.
Deputies responded to an alarm call early Tuesday morning at the Sunoco, located at 8460 Highway 24 in Taylor, Mo.
When officers arrived, a fire had been started inside of the business.
After further investigation, detectives determined the business was burglarized followed by the suspect who also set fire to the convenience store, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said. Among the items stolen from the convenience store were a substantial amount of Missouri Lottery Tickets.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is asking for anyone with any information regarding the man or the vehicle pictured to contact their office immediately at 573-629-0420.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is working with the Missouri State Fire Marshall’s Office to continue this investigation.