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Handgun Among Items Stolen In Montgomery County Home Burglaries

TOWAMENCIN TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) – Police in a small Montgomery County town are investigating two home burglaries that have occurred in the past five days.

The most recent burglary happened Thursday evening inside a home in the 1700 block of Metz Road in Towamencin Township. According to police, a burglar forced their way into the home through a rear door. The thief took approximately $700 worth of items and a .38 caliber handgun.

The first burglary happened at a home in the 2100 block of Old Forty Foot Road on November 14th. In this burglary, the suspect forced their way into the home through a window.

An Xbox console, controller and Xbox game worth approximately $300 were taken from the home.

Anyone with information on these two burglaries is urged to contact the Towamencin Township Police Criminal Investigations Unit at 215-368-7606.

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  • Conceal Legally

    Guns do not fire themselves. People are the problem. People who cannot handle a gun should not be allowed to drive a car. Do we ban cars because the majority of people can’t drive?

  • Hater

    Well, that accounts for one handgun on the streets. Where are the thousands of others coming from? While walking in any major city, I have to assume that all blacks between the ages of 14 and 40 are carrying. Profile, stop and frisk! They are out of control.

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