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$100,000 Cash Stolen in Brazen Home Burglary in Edgemont Township, Pennsylvania

Edgemont Township, Pennsylvania – A quiet neighborhood in Edgemont Township, Delaware County, was shaken up on Friday after a brazen burglary resulted in the theft of $100,000 in cash. Pennsylvania State Police are currently investigating the incident.

The Crime:

  • The burglary occurred on Friday between 3 PM and 7 PM.
  • Thieves smashed the glass of a back door to gain entry.
  • $100,000 in cash was stolen.
  • The homeowner was not home at the time of the incident and is physically unharmed.

Investigation:

  • Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the incident and have not yet made any arrests.
  • Neighbors reported being questioned by police as part of the investigation.

Community Impact:

  • Residents of Edgemont Township are shocked by the crime, which is considered unusual for the area.
  • According to 6abc data journalism, there were only five burglaries reported in Edgemont Township in all of 2023, 2022, and 2021.
  • One resident expressed concern that this incident could be the start of a crime trend in the neighborhood.

Intruder Safety Tips:

  • Always keep your doors locked, garage doors closed, and alarm systems activated.
  • Invest in a Ring or Nest doorbell camera, spotlight cameras or floodlight cameras so you can be alerted in real time when the burglars come

Anyone with information about the burglary is urged to contact the Pennsylvania State Police.

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