Update: Shortly after the security camera footage was released, the Clinton Police Communications Center received a phone call from the burglary suspect.
The caller said he saw the posted video and admitted being responsible for the burglary. The suspect provided details of the burglary not released to the public corroborating his confession. This investigation is still active and ongoing.
The Clinton Police Department says everyone who liked and shared the Hop & Shop burglary video post led the suspect to contact the police department and confess.
Earlier report: Clinton police are seeking the public's help in identifying a burglary suspect.
At 1:37 a.m., Thursday, the Hop & Shop, 716 S. 4th St. was burglarized. (See attached video.)
The Clinton Police Department is asking for anyone with information about the burglary or suspect identification information to please call the Clinton Police Department at 563.243.1458 or the Clinton County Crime Stoppers at 1.888.883.8015.