Nearly $900 worth of tools, construction supplies reported stolen in Springfield burglary

A Springfield home was broken into over the weekend and hundreds of dollars worth of tools were reported stolen.

Police responded Saturday morning to the 1100 block of South Fountain Avenue on a report of a burglary, according to a police report.

Nearly $700 worth of electronics stolen from Springfield home

A contractor told police nearly $900 worth of tools were stolen between Nov. 23 and Nov. 30 from one of the properties he was working at.

He said that “an unknown suspect gained entry to the residence through a rear, east facing entry door by using an unknown pry tool,” the report says. “Once inside, the suspect gathered several tools and construction supplies.”

The contractor also told police that two “No Trespassing” signs were ripped down from the front door and the front gate.

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According to the report, the items stolen include several tools from a toolbox, a Kobalt air compressor with a hose reel, a chop saw, several plumbing supplies and a contractor bag.

No suspect information was available and Springfield police continue their investigation.

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