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Lafayette Mills Road Home Burglarized While Residents Asleep

Items valued at about $3,000 stolen.

While residents were upstairs and asleep in their Lafayette Mills Road home, an unknown individual, or individuals, entered their home and stole various items, the Manalapan Police Department reported.

The home was illegally entered through an unlocked rear door near the living room at around 2:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 10. A 55 in. LED television and a Sony Playstation 3 were stolen, according to police. Both items were valued at approximately $3,000.

The person, or persons, tried to remove more objects from the home, but were unsuccessful.

The Monmouth County Sheriffs Office K-9 were called to the scene and they were able to track a trail to a residence in a nearby neighborhood.

Police said that this case is pending an investigation. Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact the Manalapan Police Department at 732-446-4300.

Jerry January 28, 2013 at 01:52 PM
Unlocked rear door? Really?
Angelo January 28, 2013 at 09:19 PM
Get the slomins shield we have it It's great knowing my family is safe
Jacob January 28, 2013 at 11:38 PM
That means nothing these are addicts they'll come in no matter what chasing a high it's not crime everyone should be worrying about its about these police catching drug dealers when they know exactly who they are but don't do anything ..I have experience in this matter and we pay a lot of money to live in this town it's time they stepped up and started stopping them
Julie Williamsky April 08, 2013 at 01:13 AM
Was there ever any follow up to this? What were the results of the "pending" investigation? To which residence in which nearby neighborhood was the scent tracked?

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