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Police seek info on string of residential burglaries

Police are asking for information after they said “several vacant homes” were broken into near Wildwood State Park in recent weeks, with the burglars taking copper pipes from the homes.

According to police, the burglaries occurred on 17th and 19th Streets sometime over the past two weeks — from July 27 through Aug. 7. “Extensive damage” was done to the homes in the process, police said.

Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to call police at 727-4500, ext. 333. All calls will remain confidential.