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.
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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