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2 home burglaries reported in Ephrata - abc27 WHTM

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2 home burglaries reported in Ephrata

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EPHRATA, Pa. (WHTM) -

Ephrata police are investigating a pair of daytime burglaries in which the thieves entered the homes by smashing rear windows.

The burglaries occurred between noon and 4 p.m. Thursday within two blocks of one another; in the 200 block of West Chestnut Street and the first block of Highland Avenue, police said.

Police said a white male in his late teens or early twenties, and wearing a brown jacket and a cap, was seen in the neighborhood looking in windows.

The person also rang a neighbor's doorbell and asked the resident a question, likely to determine if anyone was home, police said.

The stolen property includes jewelry and other small valuables.

Anyone with information may call Ephrata police at 717-738-9200.

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