Rash of burglaries, break-ins worrisome in Kennett

2 years 7 months 4 weeks ago September 25, 2014 Sep 25, 2014 Thursday, September 25 2014 Thursday, September 25, 2014 7:27:41 AM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

KENNETT (AP) - Police in the southeast Missouri town of Kennett are investigating a string of brazen home and vehicles burglaries. In some cases, thieves broke into homes while people were inside.

The Kennett Daily Dunklin Democrat reports that dozens of burglaries and vehicle break-ins have been reported since August. Four arrests have been made, but police are searching for additional suspects.

In one recent case, a man wearing a black ski mask and black hoodie broke into a home through a rear window and pointed a gun at a 13-year-old. The suspect grabbed a purse and ran out. Two other burglaries were reported within hours of that crime.

 

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