Duluth Police Alert: Increase In Local Burglaries
They seem to be focusing on the East Hillside, but it’s a great reminder to us all, to be on the look out for suspicious behavior and to be on our guard for the unexpected.
This past Saturday, March, 24th, at 2:01AM Duluth Police were called to the 1800 block of East
Seventh Street on the report of an interrupted residential burglary in progress.
Officers arrived and learned that a renter had confronted the suspect who fled from the residence. It is believed that there were possibly two suspects involved in the incident. One of the suspects was described as a Native American or Hispanic male, early 20’s, approximately 5’6”, 150-160 pounds, with collar length hair and glasses.
The Duluth Police Department has seen an increase in burglaries in the East Hillside area of Duluth in the past two weeks. Suspects have been knocking on doors and when confronted, they state that they have the wrong residence and leave.
The Duluth Police Department encourages citizens to report any future incidents of this nature to 911. If you have any information on the incident that occurred on Saturday, March 24th, 2012, please contact the Duluth Police Department’s Property Crimes Unit at (218) 730-5160.