Rash of burglaries reported in Linden Hills

Burglars entered ten garages during the evening and late-night hours March 4 in Linden Hills, most through unlocked doors, according to an e-mail alert from police.

The burglars rummaged through vehicles, taking GPS units, purses and change. A ceiling fan still in its unopened box was also stolen.

The burglaries took place in the following areas:

– 5100 block of Knox Avenue South
– 3800 block of Chowen Avenue South
– 2900 block of Drew Avenue South
– 3800 block of Drew Avenue South
– 3900 block of Drew Avenue South
– 3100 block of James Avenue South
– 2700 block of Bryant Avenue South
– 3800 block of Sheridan Avenue South

Police are asking anyone with information about the crimes to call the Minneapolis Police Department’s Tips Line at 692-8477 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.