Spring Garden police warn residents after rash of burglaries, car break-ins

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SPRING GARDEN TOWNSHIP, Pa.–Police in Spring Garden are investigating a rash of home break-ins and thefts from vehicles. The latest  occurring Wednesday morning along the 1600 block of Second Avenue.  Thieves targeted three separate residences along the same street, according to police reports.

Officers were dispatched to a home along Second Avenue for a burglary report around 3:55 a.m. It is unclear what was taken in the break-in.  Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Alisha Graybill at (717)843-0851 or e-mail her at agraybill@sgtpd.org.

Minutes later, around 4:06 a.m. , police received notification of second burglary at another home along the very same block.  Anyone with information concerning this burglary is asked call Officer Tomas O’Brien at (717)843-0851 or e-mail him at tobrien@sgtpd.org.

The third incident happened around 4:40 a.m. Officers were already in the neighborhood investigating the prior burglaries when they received information about an attempted theft from a vehicle. The would-be victim told police that someone had entered their garage and car which was parked inside. Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Alisha Graybill at (717)843-0851 or e-mail her at agraybill@sgtpd.org.

Tips may also be submitted to the York County Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-722-0991 or you can submit a tip online  www.yorkcountycrimestoppers.org.

Police are investigating 11 other burglaries, vehicle thefts and car break-ins in the township since Sept. 9.