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Missoula County Sheriff's Office seeking help in identifying burglary suspect

The Missoula Sheriff's Office responded to the Hellgate Trading Post on Mullan Road on Saturday evening.
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Posted at 11:05 PM, Jun 16, 2024

MISSOULA — Law enforcement is looking for your help in identifying a person who attacked an employee during a Saturday, JUne 15 burglary.

The Missoula Sheriff's Office responded to the Hellgate Trading Post on Mullan Road at approximately 9:15 on Saturday.

Hellgate Trading Post
The Missoula Sheriff's Office responded to the Hellgate Trading Post on Mullan Road for a report of a burglary and assault on June 15, 2024.

The suspect — who was wearing all black, including a hooded sweatshirt, black sunglasses, and a surgical mask — injured an employee with a large bottled beverage. The employee was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Once the suspect left the business, he was seen in the Greenfield Mobile court on Mullan Road, according to a news release.

Hellgate Trading Post Burglary

Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call 911 immediately and should not approach the suspect. Information can also be provided anonymously by calling Crimestoppers at 406-721-4444.

We will have additional information as it becomes available.

EDITOR'S NOTE: The Missoula County Sheriff's Office provided updated information on Monday morning. The incident happened at approximately 9:15 p.m.