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Police Report Rash Of Business Burglaries In Newtown

Credit: Newtown Borough Police Department

Business owners in Newtown Borough are being warned about recent crime. 

Borough police said Friday that there has been a rash of burglaries in the central business district recently. 

Police did not state what stores were hit or if anything was taken, but they said commercial buildings were entered through climbing through first-floor windows overnight. There have been at least three instances of entry being made. 

The most recent burglary happened around 1 a.m. Thursday on South State Street. The suspect was described as a tall male who wore a hooded jacket. He was last seen fleeing the business, police said. 

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Tom Sofield

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Tom Sofield has covered news in Bucks County for five years for both newspaper and online publications. In 2012, Tom was honored at the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association Foundation's Keystone Press Awards for his coverage of President Obama's visit to Falls Township in 2011. When he's not covering news in the area, Tom enjoys checking out the newest restaurants and bars, exploring forgotten places of industry in the area, going to local parks and spending time with his friends and family. If there's one thing you should know about Tom, he is a local news junkie through and through. Email: Phone: 215-431-1001