Midday home burglary takes place in Paradise Valley

Paradise Valley Police Chief Peter Wingert looks on as members of Paradise Valley Town Council conduct their Jan. 14 regular meeting at Town Hall. (Independent Newsmedia/Terrance Thornton)

(Independent Newsmedia/Terrance Thornton)

The Paradise Valley Police Department was alerted of a residential burglary in the 6700 block of E. San Miguel Avenue at 2:40 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18, according to officials.

Upon arrival, officers were told the burglary occurred that day between 11:30 a.m.-2:40 p.m.

Officers first reported they found forced entry, but have since released a statement saying the residence may have been left unsecured. According to police, a home alarm was not in use.

The Paradise Valley Police Department Criminal Investigations Unit will be following up with this crime, police stated. Locking doors can prevent burglars from gaining entry to a home. Police recommend using a home-alarm system to limit the amount of time a burglar is inside the residence, and the amount of items stolen.

Anyone with information regarding this burglar should call the Paradise Valley Police Department at 480-948-410.

For a home security survey or tips on how to make your home safer, contact Community Resource Officer Kevin Albert at KAlbert@ParadiseValleyAZ.gov.

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