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      Midnight break-in leaves deputies searching for burglar

      The search is on for a man who deputies say broke into a Leelanau County home while the residents were inside.

      The search is on for a man who deputies say broke into a Leelanau County home while the residents were inside.

      The homeowners called 911 at 12:10 a.m. Tuesday to report that a man was in their home and had run off. The caller said he was awakened by a noise in his kitchen and when he went downstairs to investigate, there was a man leaving the garage.Leelanau County Sheriff's deputies responded to S. Shore Drive and K-9 Nico was able to track the suspect to an area west of Peck Road. The suspect may have gotten into a vehicle there. A liquor bottle stolen from the residence was located during the track.The only description provided by the victim was a male in his 20's wearing a dark shirt and gray sweat pants.

      Anyone with information is asked to contact the Leelanau County Sheriff's Office confidential tipline at 231-256-8696 or tips@co.leelanau.mi.us.