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      Homewood police investigating string of home burglaries

      Homewood Police are investigating a string of burglaries after four homes were targeted in less than a 24-hour period.

      Thefirst incident occurred Thursday evening at a home in the 500 block ofBroadway Street, where police say burglars broke in through a window andstole two televisions before taking yard tools from a backyard shed.

      Thesecond incident happened just before noon on Friday at a home in the400 block of Windsor Drive. Officers responded to a burglary alarm atthe location, where a burglar apparently made an attempt to break intothe home through the back door before fleeing the scene withoutentering. According to police, a possible suspect -- a young black malewearing a gray jacket and jeans -- was seen walking down the street nearthe home. Also, a white SUV, possibly a Chevrolet Tahoe or FordExpedition, was seen parked in the driveway during the attemptedburglary.{}

      Two more burglaries were reported Friday between 7:40a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Burglars forced their way through a door at a homein the 100 block of Lakeview Drive, where they stole electronics andjewelry. Burglars entered through a window at a home in the 200 block ofKent Drive and proceeded to steal credit cards, laptops, two guns andprescription medicine.

      No arrests have been made and authoritiesare asking anyone with information regarding any of the cases to pleasecontact the Homewood Police Department at 205-332-6200. If you see asuspicious person and/or vehicle in your neighborhood, you're urged tocall 911 immediately.

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