Manchester Police are investigating two burglaries in the city:
- Police said a Chestnut Street residence located in the rear of Webster School was burglarized by someone who gained entry to the home by cutting a screen on an unsecured window. An assortment of jewelry was stolen. It is believed the burglary happened during the daytime hours of June 17, after a neighbor reported having seen a suspicious man in the yard. He is described as a white male, approximately 2o, about 5’10 with a medium build carrying a black backpack.
- Another residential burglary is believed to have occurred during the daytime hours of Wednesday June 18 at a Webster Street address, located near Linden Street, where it appears entry was made by cutting the screen of an open window. A handgun, large tactical knife and some body armor were taken from the home.
In both crimes, there was minimal ransacking noted inside the homes and an assortment of valuable property, including electronic items were not disturbed.
Anyone with information on these burglaries is encouraged to call the Manchester Police Department at 668-8711. Anonymous tips for cash rewards can be made through Manchester Crimeline at 624-4040 or online at manchestercrimeline.org.