Sheriff’s Department seeking wanted man

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department is asking for your help in locating its most-wanted suspect this week.

Sheriff’s Department Spokesperson Judy Jackson says that deputies are searching for 48-year-old Mark Douglas Austerman. He is described as a AUSTERMAN MARK DOUGLASwhite male, six-feet-one-inches tall and weighing 210 pounds. Authorities say that Austerman is wanted on a warrant for probation violation.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Austerman, please call Capt. Dave Steinkoenig at (812) 565-5940. You may also call the Sheriff’s Department Tip Line at (812) 370-1712. Tips and information can be left anonymously.