Police seek suspects in 3 burglaries; Tools and televisions reported stolen over the weekend

Published 9:23 am Tuesday, October 31, 2017

One shed and two homes were burglarized from Friday to Sunday, and police are looking for those responsible.

According to Austin Police Chief Brian Krueger, officers responded to a burglary call at 11:24 a.m. on Friday in the 600 block of Eighth Avenue Southwest.

The alleged victim stated the lock and clasp were missing from the shed. A silver and red Sears 10-inch chop saw with a black stand was taken, as was an Echo ES 1000 leaf blower.

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The saw was valued at $200 and the leaf blower valued at $250. Both items were last seen at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Officers responded to another burglary call at 5:09 p.m. on Saturday in the 1800 block of Third Avenue Northwest. The alleged victim said someone entered the residence on either Wednesday or Thursday and stole a 42-inch Samsung smart TV.

Officers responded to a third burglary call at 4:29 p.m. on Sunday in the 900 block of Sixth Avenue Northeast. The alleged victim stated someone entered the residence between 11:30 p.m. on Saturday and 11:30 a.m. on Sunday and stole a General Electric 42-inch flat screen TV. There was no sign of forced entry.

Police currently have no suspects. The crimes are not believed to be related at this time.

The Austin Police Department’s non-emergency phone number is 507-437-9400.