Police are seeking a man who wandered into a West Bench area home Monday morning at 8:12 a.m., looking to start his day with a king's feast. Wait, scratch that. The suspect was seeking The King's feast--as in, Elvis Presley. Perhaps you've heard of this particular brand of breakfast cereal: It comes in a round, orange container, packs a bitter flavor and a powerful crunch, and just a few of them washed down with milk will make you feel grrrreat! ... while still sad and empty on the inside.
In English: The man was after prescription drugs. At least that's what he told the residents of the house, which at that time included an elderly man and his young grandson. Then the suspect--who had attempted to hide his face in some unspecified fashion--herded the family into a bedroom while he looked for goodies. Boise Police spokeswoman Lynn Hightower told BW on Monday afternoon that no suspect description was available yet, but she added that Boise Police have several leads based on witness accounts from within the victims' neighborhood on Highwood Street.
On Monday evening, KTVB Channel 7 reported that when the subject left the crime scene, he took off with some back pills belonging to the lady of the house. None of the suspects were physically harmed. Police urge anyone with information about the incident to call CrimeStoppers at 208-343-COPS.