POLICE BLOTTER: Cat Burglar Swipes TV, Woman Hears Doorknob Turn
Oak Lawn police reports Sept. 11-16.
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16
A homeowner on the 10100 block of South Mulberry Avenue reported hearing her locked, front doorknob of her home turn around 7:06 p.m. When she looked outside her kitchen window, she saw a man with broad shoulders wearing a dark hoodie standing by the door. She went to the back of the house and lookout out her bedroom window. The man looked at her and ran away through the back yard, reports said. Oak Lawn and Burbank police searched the area with police dogs with negative results.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
Cat Burglar Snatches Flat-Screen TV
A homeowner in the 10100 block of South Karlov Avenue reported her flat-screen TV stolen around 11:15 a.m. Police said someone broke into the house during the overnight hours by throwing a landscape brick through the “three-season room.” The burglar or burglars had also apparently checked some drawers and a metal box in two bedrooms where the woman does not sleep. Police said a side door to the attached garage was also left open. The woman remembers waking up at 2 a.m. but did not hear unusual noises through the night.
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