VALDOSTA — The Valdosta Police Department released the following statement this afternoon:
On December 27, 2013, a resident of Britain Drive in Valdosta, GA arrived home and discovered their family’s home had been burglarized. It appeared that entry had been made into a window of the residence. A dark colored, large floor safe (three to four foot in height and very heavy) was removed from the home. Detectives believe the safe was removed from the residence via the front door. There is the possibility that a small vehicle or some type of utility vehicle may have been used in the burglary.
The victim has advised the Valdosta Police Department that their family is offering a cash reward for the return of the safe and arrest and conviction of the person(s) responsible for the crime.
Anyone having any information about this crime or the whereabouts of the safe and/or offenders is urged to contact the Valdosta Police Department Bureau of Investigations at 229-293-3145 or may remain anonymous by calling the crime tip line at 229-293-3091. The VPD Bureau of Investigations along with the Lowndes-Valdosta Regional Crime Laboratory are working on this case together and are currently following up leads and information regarding the crime.