Appleton police call off search for burglary suspect

File photo of Appleton police patch. (WLUK/Gabrielle Mays)

APPLETON (WLUK) -- Appleton Police called off the search for a burglary suspect in a southside neighborhood.

Police began searching the area of McKinley Elementary School on E. Taft Avenue after noon Friday.

They were not able to locate the suspect so all units have returned to normal patrol functions.

Police say the suspect is a white man, clean-cut, wearing a t-shirt and jeans. He may be barefoot, police say.

McKinley Elementary did not go on lockdown.

Residents in the area are encouraged to call Appleton Police if they see someone suspicious in their backyard.

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