Kirkwood Resident Returns Home to Reported Burglary in Progress
Kirkwood police are investigating after a resident returned home to hear the dog barking and footsteps in the basement.
The following information was provided by the Kirkwood Police Department. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
Monday, Feb. 11:
At 3:15 p.m., officers were called to the 500 block of West Essex Avenue for a possible burglary in progress. Investigators said a resident returned home to find the front door unlocked and the family dog barking in the basement. The resident the reportedly retreated into a bedroom, heard footsteps from the basement and then heard the front door slam shut. The resident called police and it was determined that nothing was stolen. Authorities are still investigating.
Anyone with information on these crimes is asked to contact the Kirkwood Police Department at 314-822-5858.
Anonymous tips can be made to the St. Louis Regional CrimeStoppers at 866-317-TIPS (8477).
*Please contact Local Editor Gabrielle Biondo with any questions regarding the above reports.