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$1,200 in jewelry, cash stolen from safe in Alpharetta home burglary

Police in Alpharetta are investigating a burglary that happened sometime Saturday evening.

According to a police report, someone forced their way into a home on Highmeade Terrace by breaking the back door.

Once inside, the suspect broke into a safe that was sitting in a female resident’s closet and escaped with what was inside, $1,200 worth of cash and jewelry, according to the police report.

No one was injured in the burglary.


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Police arrived at the home around 9 p.m. that night after receiving a call from a 59-year-old female resident. She told police that she had left her house around 6:30 p.m. for dinner.

When she returned home, according to the police report, she found her back door broken and items and furniture strung across her bedroom floor. The report notes that pry marks were left on the safe near the locking mechanism.

The victim told police that she had recently ended service with a security company and her residence doesn’t have an alarm. She told police she thought her house was being watched.

Police found footprints outside from Converse tennis shoes. Police took photos of the scene and the footprint.

Police have not yet identified the suspect.


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