Rash of burglaries reported in West U., Bellaire
West University Place and Bellaire police departments have reported five home break-ins in the past week.
On Saturday, Jan. 29, at about 10:05 a.m., a resident of the 5100 block of Locust Street in Bellaire returned home and found that someone had kicked in the back door.
Police said the intruder tried to take a window air conditioner but was unsuccessful.
Four West U. homes were burglarized during the week, but no details were immediately available on what items were stolen.
At 3:50 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, a resident of the 3000 block of Carnegie told police someone had forced open the back door. Multiple items were reported missing.
In another incident reported at 6:50 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, a burglar climbed through a window of a home in the 2700 block of Centenary to take some valuables.
At 9:05 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 26, an officer was dispatched to the 2600 block of Talbot after a burglary alarm was activated. The officer found the front door open and discovered someone had forced open the back door.
Another residence was reported standing open at 7:50 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, in the 3700 block of Nottingham.
The responding officer found that entry had been forced through the back door.
The Nottingham residence and surrounding area were searched, and it was determined that various items had been stolen, police said.
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