Mankato Area Burglary Spree 20 Sep 11

A total of 14 home burglaries were reported Monday morning north of the Mankato area. The majority of the burglaries involved entry into unlocked garages, with smaller items of value then being taken from inside the garage or vehicles within. At least two incidents involved entry into the main residence itself where small items of value also were stolen. All of the most recent crimes occurred in the Bittersweet Lane and Joray Drive area north of Mankato. Area residents are reminded to lock vehicles and residences. Leaving exterior lights on may prove beneficial as well. Anyone with possible information on the latest crime spree is asked to call (507)304-4810.