Sangamon County authorities investigate burglaries

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SANGAMON COUNTY - Sangamon County authorities are seeking the public's help into their investigation of multiple recent thefts and burglaries at senior retirement communities.

Police say in each of these incidents, a person or persons entered residences at these communities during daytime hours, while the residents were away, and took jewelry and cash.  Sangamon County authorities say they believe these incidents are related at this time.

Police are urging citizens to report suspicious people in retirement communities or on private property, especially individuals with backpacks.  If you have any information on these recent burglaries or thefts, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at (217) 788-8427.

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