Rifle Among Items Stolen During Rose Street Burglary
The burglar gained entry to the residence by forcing open a rear door while no one was home, according to Lawrence Township police.
Lawrence Township police are investigating a residential burglary in which a rifle was among the items stolen.
The crime occurred sometime between 4 p.m. on Feb. 16 and noon on Feb. 18 while no one was home at the residence on Rose Street, according to township police spokesman Lt. Mark Ubry.
He said the resident called police at 4:06 p.m. on Feb. 20 after realizing that the home had been burglarized.
Among the items stolen were a laptop computer, a leather jacket and the Ruger bolt-action .22-caliber rifle, Ubry said, noting that the weapon was legally-owned.
The burglar gained entry to the home by forcing open a rear door, he said.
Detective Todd Caruso and Officer Kelly Longo are investigating the crime.
Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call Lawrence Township police at (609) 896-1111.