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3 Home Burglaries Reported Since New Year's Day

South Whitehall Township police urge residents to call if they see suspicious activity.

South Whitehall Township police are investigating three home burglaries that have taken place since New Year’s Day.

The most recent of the break-ins was reported to police at 2 p.m. Sunday on the 800 block of Hausman Road.

Another burglary was reported on Jan. 3 on the 4000 block of Hampshire Court at a little before 8 p.m.

The first of the 2014 burglaries was reported at about 12:30 a.m. New Year’s Day on the 1400 block of N. 29th Street. In that case, a television and jewelry were stolen. Police are still compiling an inventory of stolen items from the other two burglaries, said South Whitehall Township police Sgt. Michael Sorrentino.

There was forced entry at all three of the burglarized homes and, in each case, the burglar or burglars had a small window during which the homeowners were out, Sorrentino said. Police do not necessarily believe that the burglaries are related, however.

Sorrentino urged South Whitehall residents to keep an eye out for their neighbors and to report any suspicious-looking activity to police immediately.

Anyone with information about any of the burglaries is asked to call the South Whitehall Township Police Department at 610-398-0337.

Roberta Hower January 10, 2014 at 04:33 PM
Jerks...my parents house was broken into at that time as well...too bad they couldn't have used the tools to break into the house to actually have a trade/real job...
Scott Laughton January 11, 2014 at 07:38 AM
According to the crime mapping website there have been 8 burglaries in south whitehall since December 1st 2013 until January 7th 2014....8 burgalry victims in 40 days in south whitehall, WOW!!!!
WestEnd January 17, 2014 at 04:20 PM
well maybe the cops should stop hanging out at top star and do some work

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