Jan 14, 2022 3:28 PM

RCPD investigating Thursday burglaries, attempted burglaries

Posted Jan 14, 2022 3:28 PM

MANHATTAN —Law enforcement authorities are investigating more burglaries or attempted burglaries in Riley County.

Just after 6:30a.m. Thursday, officers filed a report for aggravated burglary and criminal damage to property in the 1200 block of Kearney Street in Manhattan.

Two women reported an unknown suspect broke into their apartment, waking up one of the victims, then left. It is unknown if anything was taken at this time. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $100 for the damaged door. 

Just before 8a.m. Thursday, officers filed a report for aggravated burglary in the 700 block of Kearney Street in Manhattan.

Three adults reported an unknown suspect broke into their home overnight through a window while they were sleeping and stole multiple purses and wallets, a laptop computer, a camera, and cash. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $1,500.

Just before 9:30a.m., officers filed a report for burglary in the 14,900 block of Seven Springs Road in Leonardville. A 58-year-old woman and a 62-year-old man  reported an unknown suspect broke into their house and sheds and stole a .22 caliber handgun, a .45 caliber handgun, a camera, a camcorder, a cowboy hat, and $300 cash. The estimated total loss associated with this case is approximately $4,100.

Anyone with information on these crimes can contact RCPD or the Manhattan Riley County Crime Stoppers. Using the Crime Stoppers service can allow you to remain anonymous and could qualify you for a cash reward of up to $1,000.