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Georgetown University sees string of burglaries

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Georgetown University students are being told to be vigilant and lock their doors and windows after several recent burglaries.

The first was reported January 29. Police say a student’s McCarthy Hall dorm room was burglarized of a book bag containing a laptop computer, text book and ear phones. 

McCarthy Hall was hit again last week. Police say this time between 9 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday a thief stole a laptop, text book and a watch from a dorm room. There was no evidence of forced entry in either incident.

A campus office was burglarized Friday evening between around 5 p.m. Police say a faculty member’s laptop and iPhone were stolen from an unlocked office in Regents Hall.

The suspect is described as a black man with a thin build. He’s about 5’10 and was seen wearing a green jacket. Anyone with information should call police.

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