Items stolen in 4 weekend incidents

Published 10:27 am Tuesday, September 6, 2016

A string of robberies and burglaries were reported over the Labor Day weekend in Austin.

Here’s a rundown of what happened, according to Austin Police Chief Brian Krueger:

Money, phone taken from woman

A woman is reportedly out of several hundred dollars in rent money and her phone after a man followed her while she was walking home at 1:59 a.m. Tuesday on the 1400 block of First Place Southeast.

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The victim told police a white man in his 20s with a blue bandana, shorts and ponytail followed her home, though she told him several times to stop following her.

The man reportedly grabbed a plastic bag containing her rent money and her LG Stylus phone. She said the bag broke before the man took the items and fled.

The victim reported seeing the man at an East Side bar earlier and police are following up with the report.

Police have no suspects at this time.

$1,550 in electronics taken

A resident returned home Saturday afternoon to find $1,550 in electronics missing.

Sometime between 12:30 p.m. on Friday and 3 p.m. on Saturday, someone entered a residence on the 100 block of 10th Street Southwest.

The victims reported a 50-inch Sharp 4K flatstreen television, a black LG Sound Bar, a wood chest with a CD player, a blue high-definition Notebook and a black Samsung tablet were taken.

A back door had been jimmied open. Police have no suspects at this time.

Keys, kindle taken from car

At 11:15 p.m. on Sunday, police responded to a report on the 100 block of 12th Street Northeast for a Kindle Fire and car keys being taken from a 1994 Crown Victoria.

The rearview mirror was also broken off the windshield.

Police have no suspects at this time.

Blue dumbbell taken from unlocked car

A blue, 5-pound dumbbell was reportedly taken from an unlocked 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser on Monday.

Police responded to the report at 9 p.m. on the 600 block of Fourth Avenue Northwest.

The victim had thought the car was locked but found it unlocked.

Police have no suspects at this time.