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Reward upped for information on Linn County home invasion

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LINN COUNTY (KWWL) - The Linn County Sheriff's Office says $5,000 has been added to the reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a person wanted in connection with a home invasion that happened near Alburnett in March.

Sergeant Tim Beuter says a man broke into a home north of Alburnett on March 6 and assaulted a woman with a baseball bat. He says the man responsible for the assault was seen following the victim.

The suspect is described as a white man in his late teens or early twenties, about 5'10" tall, 180 pounds with shorter dark hair. He was last seen wearing a black long sleeve t-shirt, gray sweat pants, and light colored tennis shoes. The victim says he was driving a four-door, black Honda with tinted windows and a spoiler when he was following her.

Linn County Crime Stoppers is offering a up to $1,500 for information that leads to an arrest. A private entity is offering a reward of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect.

Call Linn County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-CS-CRIME (272-7463) or text to CRIMES (274637) and in the message/subject, type 5227 and your tip. You can continue to trade information with an investigator and can text STOP to opt out at any time.

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