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Joliet Police Department
Tuesday March 6th, 2012 :: 12:03 p.m. PST

Community Crime Alert: Cathedral Area Burglary

The Joliet Police Department is investigating a recent incident of residential burglary in the Cathedral area.

This incident involved an individual gaining access to a residence through an unsecured door while the residents were sleeping. Numerous personal items were taken including a woman’s purse which was later recovered in the yard of a neighbor.

Residents are reminded to:

- Keep your doors and windows locked at all times. If you hear a knock, go to the door but verify the identity of the person through a peephole or window before opening the door.

- Keep the phone handy. If you have a cordless phone, take it with you when there is a knock on the door.

- Be aware of your surroundings when entering your residence.

Residents are asked that if they see suspicious activity to call 911. Residents with information can call the Joliet Police Department’s non-emergency number at 815-726-2491.

Your cooperation is appreciated.

Joliet Police Department
150 W Washington St
Joliet, IL 60432

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-724-3100

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