St. Cloud Police Investigating Handful of Friday Morning Burglaries
ST. CLOUD - The St. Cloud Police Department is investigating a handful of burglaries that all happened in north St. Cloud on Friday morning.
The first incident happened at about 3:00 a.m. in the 200 block of 32nd Avenue North. A suspect or suspects entered through an open door and took property that was later found by police. There are no suspect descriptions for this burglary.
The second incident happened at about 3:20 a.m. in the 2400 block of 3rd Street North.
A caller saw two black men removing a screen window off the house. The caller yelled at the men and they ran away. One was said to be wearing a white tank top.
A seperate burglary happened in the 200 block of 27th Avenue North. It isn't known if property was taken and there were no signs of forced entry or suspect descriptions.
The last burglary happened at about 5:45 a.m. in an occupied home in the 200 block of 24th Avenue North. A suspect or suspects entered through an open door and took property from inside, some of which was later found by police two blocks from the scene.
St. Cloud Police are investigating to see if the burglaries are related. There were no reported injuries from the incidents.
Anyone with information on the burglaries is asked to contact the St. Cloud Police Department at 320-251-1200, or the Tri-County Crimestoppers at 320-255-1301 or on their website.
Crime tips can also be texted to the Tri-County Crimestoppers. Enter 274637 ("Crimes") into the destination box, start your text with TRITIP, enter a space, then type in the tip information.
Police would like to remind the public to lock the doors to their homes, including garage doors. If possible, use motion lights on the outside of homes and leave a light or two on inside the home. If St. Cloud residents have questions on home security, they can contact the Police Department and ask for the Crime Prevention Community Service Officer.