Wedge burglary alert issued

SAFE team Crime-Prevention Specialist Jennifer Waisanen issued a crime alert May 6 for Lowry Hill East (Wedge) residents because of four reported area burglaries since April 9.

The alert states that in each case, unknown suspects entering on ground-floor alley-facing apartment windows. Burglars entered by cutting the screens of open windows.

Waisanen suggested a few safety tips, including reporting any suspicious activity, keeping an eye on neighborhood homes, using security alarms, and keeping windows and doors locked and closed.

For more safety information, contact SAFE team Officer Karl Olson 673-2816 or Waisanen at 673-2815.