Somerset Borough police blotter: Jan. 2

January 3, 2019

Police probe attempted break-in

Somerset Borough police are investigating an incident at Cherry Lane Estates.

Kimberly Metheny reported late Monday that someone attempted to break into a building on her property at 159 Donald Lane. She said the burglar was observed by her son and his girlfriend. The man was white and approximately 5 feet 5 inches tall, with a skinny build and blond hair. He was wearing a white T-shirt.

Police checked the area with negative results.

Metheny also reported that six electrical breakers were removed from a small outbuilding next to her home, which has a separate source of power. The theft took place Dec. 22-27. The breakers are valued at $78, according to borough police.

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