Thefts from shed, RV today (UPDATE)

02/09/2015 5:30 PM by

From Amanda at the Church Hill Crime Watch:

Today, February 9 around 11:30 am, there was a burglary to a detached garage/workshop on the 600 block of 27th Street. Entry was gained through the locked door possibly by use of a crowbar.

The suspect is described as a black male in his mid-twenties, with medium complexion and thin build. He was wearing a shiny black leather jacket, jeans and a close fitting knitted cap.

A Stihl chainsaw was stolen, and the suspect was also carrying a branded toolkit (maybe DeWalt) and a shoulder bag. He took off down the back alley on foot after he was discovered by a person in the house.

In addition, there was a theft from an RV in the alley behind the 100 block of 29th Street. Entry was gained through a locked window over the weekend. Undisclosed items were taken.

If you see anything suspicious, do not hesitate to call 9-1-1. We all have eyes on the neighborhood and any information we can provide the police will help stop these crimes.

Thanks for your help with this,

Amanda Walker
Church Hill Crime Watch

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UPDATE 2/10/15 8:05 AM

A reader sent in video of what appears to be the shed B&E suspect carrying the chainsaw:

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