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Topsfield Police Dept.
Tuesday November 29th, 2011 :: 01:16 p.m. EST
Advisory

Attempted House Break

ON TUESDAY MORNING , NOVEMBER 29, AT APPROX. 1:25am, OFFICERS FROM THE TOPSFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT RESPONDED TO AN ATTEMPTED HOUSE BREAK ON GAIL ST. THE HOMEOWNERS WERE AWAKENED BY THE SOUND OF BREAKING GLASS. THE SUSPECT ATTEMPTED ENTRY BY THROWING A LANDSCAPE PAVER THROUGH A GLASS DOOR LEADING INTO THE RESIDENCE. WITH ASSITANCE FROM MASSACHUSETTS STATE POLICE K-9 AND BOXFORD POLICE A TRACK WAS COMPLETED COVERING APPROX. ONE MILE, LEADING TO THE AREA OF WASHINGTON ST. AND MAIN ST.. THE TRACK WAS LOST IN THE AREA OF MAIN ST. AND NORMANDY ROW. A RESIDENT OF GAIL CIRCLE LATER REPORTED THAT SHE HAD HEARD SOMEONE ON HER PORCH PRIOR TO THE REPORTED HOUSE BREAK. WHILE CONDUCTING THE TRACK OFFICERS WERE LED AROUND SEVERAL RESIDENCES ON GAIL ST. AND MAIN ST.. ALL RESIDENTS ARE REMINDED TO KEEP THEIR DOORS LOCKED AND TO IMMEDIATELY REPORT ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY OR NOISES TO THE TOPSFIELD POLICE. DEPARTMENT. AT THIS TIME THE SUSPECT REMAINS AT LARGE AND THE CASE REMAINS UNDER INVESTIGATION.

Address/Location
Topsfield Police Dept.
210 Boston Street
Topsfield, MA 01983

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 978-887-6533

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