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Homeowner Runs into Man Burglarizing House

Police say a burglar made off with a cable box, red leather bag and black purse containing a debit card, swipe key card and keys to Shorewood High School.

A Shorewood woman came upon a man in the act of burglarizing her home Monday night, according to police.

At approximately 9:45 p.m. police say the man used an unlocked front door to illegally enter the home on the 1800 block of East Jarvis Street. There he stole a black AT&T cable box, red leather bag and black purse containing a debit card, swipe key card and keys. 

Officers were called and dispatched but were unable to locate the suspect.

A police investigation into the burglary is ongoing. 

In the wake of a slew of home burglaries in the past several months, police are reminding residents to take measures to avoid becoming a victim including locking doors and windows and keeping porch and entranceways well-lit.

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Joe Peterlin January 17, 2013 at 02:38 AM
Still there. Wed. 1/16, 8:38pm. Idiotic.
Mr. Wonderful January 17, 2013 at 01:39 PM
Description?
john January 17, 2013 at 02:36 PM
The essential bit of info missing is the description.
CowDung January 17, 2013 at 02:48 PM
One would think that the thief would be able to figure it out from the swipe card...
Naive One January 19, 2013 at 03:22 PM
I agree with Mr Wonderful on this.

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