CRIME HOT SPOTS: East Columbus Burglaries
Updated: Friday, April 12 2013, 08:11 PM EDT
COLUMBUS – Neighbors living in East Columbus have become prime targets for thieves.
Within the past week, there have been 13 burglaries reported near James Road and Fair Avenue.
The suspects are stealing electronics, video games, computers, cash and jewelry.
“I really don’t appreciate it,” said Flora LaFever, whose home was burglarized Monday afternoon while she was out running an errand, “ I work pretty hard for my money.”
Thieves also walked off with Flora’s citizenship papers, which were locked up in a safe.
Anyone with information about these crimes in the area, call Columbus Police at 645-4545.
Reporter: Steve Levine
Web Producer: Kellie Hanna