Police in Middletown are investigating an attempted burglary at a home along the 1000 block of Spruce Street overnight. The residents were asleep inside when they heard a screen door open and went to investigate. The suspect was scared off by the homeowner and was last seen running down Spruce Street where they disappeared in the area of East Roosevelt Avenue.
The person did not steal any items from the home.
Authorities found damage to the door’s double pane glass where the burglar smashed it with a tool or hard object.
Police remind residents to be vigilant and to report any suspicious activity in their neighborhood to 717-558-6900.
As always–keep doors and windows locked at night when away from your home!