White Mountain Auto in Coventry burglarized

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COVENTRY — White Mountain Auto in Coventry was burglarized in August, and today police have released surveillance footage in an attempt to identify the suspect.

According to state police, on August 8, they received a report from the business that it had been broken into overnight.

The business owner reported a missing safe, documents, and keys.

Surveillance video shows at approximately 12:10 a.m., the suspect entered the office by removing a window-mounted air conditioner unit.

The suspect then went into the office area immediately to the location of the safe and into a back office.

The suspect then left the premises through the window with the safe and other items.

Exterior surveillance showed a get-away vehicle pick up the suspect from the roadway and travel toward Newport City.

Police say the suspect wore a bandana style face mask, hat, and was dressed in light-colored clothing.

The safe was recovered the next morning on Wildflower Lane in Newport City.

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