Attempted Burglary Near Comfrey 07 Mar 13

Authorities are investigating an attempted burglary that occurred at a salvage yard south of Comfrey Sunday morning. An unidentified suspect in a flat-back Pontiac Grand Am had attempted to exit the salvage yard near County Road 17 at just before 10am, but was blocked by an employee. The vehicle then left the scene by driving through a field, and the suspect was seen throwing out a cutting torch, tanks, and hoses. The Watonwan County Attorney’s Office is considering possible charges.