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July 6, 2013

Police: Break-ins attempted at 3 homes

Staff Report
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Staff Report

Oneonta city police investigated reports of three attempted burglaries at neighboring Elm Street homes, Lt. Douglas Brenner said Monday.

The attempted break-ins happened Wednesday night into Thursday, Brenner said. No property was taken, however, police are concerned that access was attempted when residents were at home.

Police investigated a report that someone tried to get into one home through a window, Brenner said, and another site of possible window tampering.

Brenner said burglary prevention steps include installing motion-detector lights and locking doors and windows.