Mecosta County Deputies Investigate Barryton Store Break-In

A store owner is crediting his security system for stopping a thief Tuesday morning.

The Mecosta County sheriff says someone broke into the Pit Stop Store in Barryton just after midnight Tuesday morning.

He says a man broke in through a back exhaust fan, but once he got inside the store alarm triggered and the man ran away.

Damage was done to that exhaust fan but nothing was stolen.

If you have any information on the break-in you’re asked to call the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office at (231) 592-0150.