Elizabethton Police seek assistance identifying residential prowler

Published 3:02 pm Friday, September 15, 2023

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The Elizabethton Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in identifying an individual captured in a surveillance camera. This person was observed prowling around a residence on Allen Avenue in Elizabethton, on two separate occasions, with the most recent incident occurring on September 9, around 11:30 p.m. During this incident, the individual was seen attempting to manipulate the doorknob at the rear of the residence.

Authorities urge residents to take precautions by securing their homes and vehicles and removing valuable items from vehicles to deter theft.

Anyone with information about the individual’s identity or activities is encouraged to contact Detective James Stevens at jstevens@elizabethtonpolice.org or by phone at 423-297-9002. Anonymous tips can also be submitted by texting “TIPEPD” followed by your tip to 847411. Your assistance is invaluable in helping keep the community safe.

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