Nov 08 2017

Upper Allen Police Investigate Attempted Burglaries

November 8, 2017
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On Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at approximately 9:55 AM Upper Allen Police received a phone call from a township resident who reported that a male knocked on her door and then tried to force his way into her home in the 800 block of Flintlock Ridge RD. The suspect was described as a Hispanic male in his 20’s, approximately 6′ tall, thin build, and short facial hair. He was seen wearing a dark colored hooded jacket, dark colored pants, and tan boots. Police responded to the scene and searched for the suspect but he was not located. Upper Allen Police were assisted on the search by a Silver Spring Township Police K9 and Pennsylvania State Police helicopter. Upon further investigation, it was determined that the suspect broke the windows of another home in the area in an attempt to burglarize that home as well.

Anyone with information regarding this individual or anyone who may have seen someone matching this description is asked to call 717-238-9676. An anonymous tip line is also available by calling or texting 717-850-UAPD (8273). Anonymous tips can also be submitted online by visiting: www.upperallenpolice.com.