A student living in an apartment on the 1400 block of 36th Street awoke at bout 7:40 a.m. on Friday morning to find that over $5000 worth of items had been stolen from his house, the Department of Public Safety said in a Public Safety Alert.
DPS said that the suspect entered through an unlocked back door near an unlocked back date. The stolen items included a 42″ flat screen TV. The Metropolitan Police Department responded to the scene and is investigating the crime.
Following a burglary and attempted burglary that took place early Monday morning and a burglary reported by MPD on a community listserv that took place on Wednesday at 37th & O Streets at about 11:45 a.m., this is the fourth area burglary this week. More than one person was also robbed at knifepoint at the 3100 block of O Street on Thursday night.