(REALNEWS)Thieves have made off with money, electronics, and food, among other items, from several households – with one victim actually witnessing the perpetrator leaving her premises.
A Fort Road woman was the victim of a thief, who broke into her home and took several items, including about $1,000 in coins, a few watches, rings, and colognes.
Reportedly, after the man had ransacked the house, he went to a white Mazda CX5 jeep that was parked in the driveway, unlocked it, and stole $300 in cash and $100 in coins from the centre console.
The victim reported the matter to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), alleging that the incident had occurred during the daytime hours, between 10:30 a.m. and 12:20 p.m., when she was not at home.
Reportedly, the victim had secured her house, left with her family, and had returned after midday, at which time she saw a man –
about 5 feet 7 inches tall and wearing a black, long-sleeve shirt and long blue jeans – leaving her house with a bag in his hand.
Her oldest son gave chase, and the intruder jumped the neighbour’s fence and ran through some nearby bushes.
Further reports claim the intruder had climbed a nearby mango tree to gain access to the house’s upper floor, where he opened a northern bedroom door that was closed but not locked.
He reportedly stole several items of clothing from that bedroom, before entering another one and stealing the money.
When he was spotted, he was leaving through the living room.
Video footage was examined and the Police have taken note of certain movements.
Meanwhile, a Rose Estate, Falmouth, woman reported to the Police that her house had been broken into and a number of items stolen.
The intruders had used a hard implement to break the deadbolt lock off a door and gain entry into the two-storey house.
They ransacked the place and allegedly stole a General Electric clothes dryer and microwave, an LG 42-inch flat screen television set, and a blender.
Reports say the perpetrators then went to the second floor, apparently using a key that was kept in the first-floor kitchen to gain entry, and ransacked it.
A search of the surrounding areas was carried out, but the stolen items were not found.
In another incident, a Pares Village man reported to the Parham Police Station that his house had been burglarized during daylight hours and a number of items stolen.
These included an APUA INET fibre box; a blink connector camera; a Whirlpool washing machine; a Hamilton Beach microwave; and a Samsung smart television set.
Apparently, the investigators saw no sign of forced entry; however, the victim pointed to several areas of the house from where the items had been taken.
In the meantime, another man’s Cassada Gardens home was broken into and a package of meat and a beverage were stolen from his refrigerator.
A search was carried out for the missing food and any suspicious persons, but was not successful in finding either.