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City of Poughkeepsie Police Department

Burglary Alert for Southside

In the last three weeks there have been three incidents of burglaries or burglary attempts in the area of Wantaugh Avenue, Whittier Boulevard and Wilmot Terrace. These incidents may not be connected but residents are reminded to secure their property, particularly their garages and basements. It appears those responsible are targeting open or unlocked garages or residence with an open door.


In one incident, a suspect was observed and is described a youthful looking black male, 15 to 20 years old, 5’7” tall, weighing approximately 110 lbs.


Residents are encouraged to call City of Poughkeepsie Police at (845) 451-4000 should they observe suspicious people or circumstances in their neighborhoods.

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Date: 3:03:19 PM 03/28/2013 CDT

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Contact Phone: (845) 451-4000 Contact Phone: (845) 451-7577


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