Merion, Lower Merion Township, PA — Lower Merion Police responded to the 600 block of Manayunk Road at 3:21 PM on June 30 for a reported burglary.   

Police officials report the owner left the home on June 27 around 2 PM.  While she was away on June 29 around 9:30 PM, the owner received a call from a neighbor stating that the front door of her home was standing open.  According to the Police, the neighbor shut the front door for the homeowner without entering the house.

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The homeowner returned from her trip on June 30 at 3:50 PM only to find that the house had been burglarized.  She contacted the Police immediately.

The Police investigation showed that entrance to the home was made through a rear window which had been left unlocked.  Police theorize that the burglar left the property using the front doorway.  

The majority of the ransacking occurred in a bedroom and an office.  Pillowcases were taken from the master bedroom. A second bedroom had been converted to an office which held a three drawer metal filing cabinet.  The majority of the valuables were taken came from that cabinet.

While a complete inventory of the missing items and estimated values have not yet been completed; the Police report the following was taken:

Precious coins, a coin collection, assorted jewelry, and a Swiss Army suitcase are missing.

The investigation continues by Lower Merion Police Detectives.

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