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Burglaries – Neighbor comes home during the crime

Decatur Metro ATL

Burglaries – Neighbor comes home during the crime

Photo by Dan Whisenhunt


Decatur Police have issued an alert about two burglaries that occurred Friday, Feb. 21.

At approximately 12:30 pm, Atlanta Police responded to a call of a burglary in the 100 block of East Lake Drive. A neighbor arrived and saw the suspects leaving the victim’s home. They were described as three males, in their teens or early 20s and had clothing wrapped around their faces. They left in a black sedan described as a looking like a Monte Carlo, Malibu or Impala. Police said the suspects pulled off the locked rear gate and kicked the back door in. The suspects got away with a flat screen TV and two safes. The home had an alarm and a dog.

At 12:50 pm today, Decatur Police responded to an alarm at the 100 block of Midway Road. Officers found that the screen door on the rear porch was cut and the door had been kicked in. That home had a dog, too.

Editor’s note: The information in these reports was provided by the Decatur Police via the Nation of Neighbors website and is presumed to be accurate.