4 burglaries in Cottage Grove homes on Tuesday afternoon

Cottage Grove police are asking the public for information regarding 4 home burglaries that occurred on Tuesday afternoon.

The suspect (or suspects) broke windows adjacent to front doors on 3 homes, and broke a sliding glass door in the fourth home. The homeowner discovered the first burglary just after noon, but said it could have happened as early as 9:45 a.m. All 4 burglaries happened when the victims were not there. The burglaries remain under investigation and items will be sent for fingerprint analysis.

Timeline

12:12 p.m.: 7917 72nd Street, Cottage Grove, MN 55016

12:40 p.m.: 7907 72nd Street, Cottage Grove, MN 55016

2:41p.m.: 7000 Isleton Ave, Cottage Grove, MN 55016

3:18 p.m.: 6988 Homestead Ave, Cottage Grove, MN 55016

Have you seen something?

One witness reported a suspicious vehicle near the home on Isleton Avenue, which was described as a gold-colored Chevy Tahoe with large chrome rims.

If you believe you witnessed suspicious activity in the area, call Washington County Dispatch at 651-439-9381 and ask to speak with an officer.


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