Police Investigating Thefts in Clinton Township

| August 4, 2015

police lightsCLINTON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (EYT) – State Police responded to two burglaries in Clinton Township, Venango County.

Burglary Reported on Eau Claire Road

Franklin-based State Police say sometime between 10:00 p.m. on July 30 and 4:45 p.m. on August 1, a burglary occurred on Eau Claire Road.

According to police, the perpetrator(s) entered a 44-year-old man’s unlocked detached garage. While inside, the perpetrator(s) removed personal property items listed below belonging to the victim and fled undetected.

  • Craftsman Table Saw/black and silver in color
  • 5 gallon Craftsman Air Compressor/red and black in color
  • Coleman Camping Stove/green in color
  • Unknown make and model tool set/gray case
  • Two Blue Rhino Propane Tanks/white and blue in color

The investigation is ongoing.

Burglary Reported on State Route 308

Franklin-based State Police say sometime between 5:00 p.m. on July 15 and 11:30 a.m. on August 1, unknown perpetrator(s) forcibly pried the lock off a 71-year-old woman’s detached garage to gain entry into the structure.

According to police, while inside the garage, the perpetrator(s) removed two unknown make/model weed trimmers and six 50-100 foot extension cords. One of the weed trimmers was black and yellow in color, and the other was red. The extension cords were of various different colors, which included gray, black, yellow, and green.

All items are valued at approximately $600.00 total, police say.

The investigation is ongoing.

NOTE: PSP Franklin have had several recent burglaries and thefts committed in Venango County where perpetrator(s) have been targeting victims’ sheds, outbuildings, and garages specifically.

Police say the perpetrator(s) appear to be looking in these structures for items of value that can easily be removed (carried) from the properties they are targeting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PSP at 814-676-6596.

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