Springfield police investigating burglary, $4,500 in valuables stolen

Springfield police investigating burglary, $4,500 in valuables stolen

Springfield police are investigating a home break-in where residents say about $4,500 in valuables were taken.

Law enforcement responded to a home Sunday at around 3:30 p.m., according to a police report, and met with a woman who said televisions, a dryer and a washing machine were missing from her house.

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“I spoke with (the resident) who advised that she was contacted by her landlord, who stated that when he arrived at the home to do some cleaning due to an upcoming inspection of the residence he noticed the rear door and front door standing open,” the report written by a Springfield police officer says. “(The woman) stated that she was told that all of her appliances had been removed by an unknown person.”

The woman alleged the landlord had people in and out of the house throughout the weekend to make repairs, the report says.

“(The woman) advised that the back door had been busted in since at least Friday,” the report says.

According to the police report, four smart televisions were reported missing in the burglary and they were given the estimated value of $2,000 overall. The washing machine and dryer were given estimates of $500 each and a refrigerator was valued at $1,000.

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“No suspect information was provided,” the report says. “Due to a lack of suspect information, no charges are being filed.”

The officer said photos of the scene were taken and the case is still under investigation.

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