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Lake County: Burglars strike while residents sleep

6:39 PM, Aug 8, 2013   |    comments
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PAINESVILLE TOWNSHIP -- The Lake County Sheriff's Office says Painesville Township residents need to be awareof recent criminal activity in the area.

During the past few weeks, there have been two burglaries to homes on Madison Avenue.

During one of the burglaries, which occurred during the night, the suspect entered the residence through an unsecured window and stole items while the residents were sleeping.

There was also an attempted burglary in this same area on Woodworth Avenue along with a breaking and entering of a garage on Bowhall Road.

Some of these crimes occurred during the evening hours and others during the day. Residents living in these areas are urged to heighten their awareness and maintain vigilance to suspicious activity in the area.

Be alert for suspicious vehicle and or person(s) on foot in the area. Suspicious activity should be immediately reported to the Sheriff's Office.


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