Authorities searching for burglary suspects, stolen vehicle

Law enforcement officers are seeking the public's help in locating two suspects and a stolen vehicle connected to an early-morning burglary on Emerald Circle in northern Shelby County on June 30. (File)

Law enforcement officers are seeking the public’s help in locating two suspects and a stolen vehicle connected to an early-morning burglary on Emerald Circle in northern Shelby County on June 30. (File)

By EMILY SPARACINO / Staff Writer

NORTH SHELBY – Authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating two suspects involved in a June 30 burglary on Emerald Circle near Cahaba Valley Road in northern Shelby County.

The owners of the home, which is located in the 1000 block of Emerald Circle, allegedly discovered the suspects, described as “two unknown men,” in their house at about 4:30 a.m. June 30.

One of the suspects was wearing a mask and possibly armed with a gun, according to a Shelby County Sheriff’s Office press release.

The suspects fled in the homeowners’ white 2012 Ford F-150 King Cab pickup truck displaying Alabama license plate No. 7242AD9.

The vehicle has been registered nationally as a stolen vehicle, and the suspects remain at large.

No injuries were reported from the incident.

Anyone with information about the case or leads on the stolen vehicle is urged to call 911 immediately and contact the SCSO at 669-4181, through the Secret Witness line at 669-9116 or through ShelbySO.com (click on the “Report Criminal Activity” link and choose the “General Information” category).

Second-degree burglary is a Class B felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison upon conviction.