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Claremont hit with three home burglaries, no arrests yet

On Thursday, August 27 three residential burglaries occurred in North Claremont with the culprits escaping arrest. Thieves entered a home on the 4000 block of N. Garey Avenue through an unlocked rear window sometime between 10:50 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Numerous pieces of jewelry and a Hummel music box were taken from the residence. There were no witnesses. A second home on the 1000 block of Fuller Dr. was also burglarized between 1 -11 p.m. after thieves shattered a glass door and ransacked the residence. More than $25,000 in watches, jewelry and cash was removed from the home. A third abode, located on the 900 block of Brigham Young Drive and equipped with both a security system and surveillance cameras, was also targeted by thieves who stole various items including costume jewelry and watches before fleeing the scene. The theft occurred between 7:15 p.m. and 9:10 p.m. after the homeowner failed to activate the home security alarm before leaving the residence. Surveillance cameras were not working at the time. The investigation remains ongoing in all three cases.

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