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Police halt alleged burglary attempt in Cherry Hill

The following report was released by the Cherry Hill Police Department.

On Feb. 19 at 4 p.m., the Cherry Hill Police responded to the report of an in progress burglary on Kent Road. The homeowner reported to police radio that two individuals were attempting to break into her home via the rear door.

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Upon arrival at the scene police observed a 27-year-old man of the 200 block of Victor Avenue in Cherry Hill, and a 27-year-old woman of the unit block of Longhurst Avenue in Marlton, on the rear deck of the dwelling.

Both persons were taken into custody by Officer Christopher Wernig and his partner K-9 Mika and transported to police headquarters, where they confessed to the attempt burglary and well as three other Cherry Hill house burglaries.

Cherry Hill detectives subsequently recovered a large amount of jewelry from the man’s residence in Collingswood. The jewelry was stolen this month from a Cherry Hill residence located on Maple Avenue.

Both suspects were remanded to the Camden County Jail in lieu of bail.


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