Police investigating Manheim Twp. thefts from unlocked cars, homes


Items were stolen from multiple Manheim Township homes and vehicles during the overnight hours last week. 

Southwestern Regional Police said things were stolen from unlocked cars and homes overnight Monday, Aug. 19, into Tuesday, Aug. 20.

While most of the vehicles and homes were unlocked, force was used to enter one residence through a window, according to Sgt. Jamie Stalcup.

“There was one home they went through a screen and got in," he said.

In some instances, garages that were entered were partially open, according to Stalcup.

In total about $1,000 worth of money and items were taken, he said.

The sergeant said investigators have not determined how many people were involved in the thefts. 

The burglaries happened on Manheim, Arnold, Hamme, St. Johns and Dry Bridge roads, the release states.

Police said cash, coins and knives were stolen. Other valuable items were left behind.

Anyone with information on the thefts is asked to call police at 717-225-1333.

— Reach Christopher Dornblaser at cdornblaser@yorkdispatch.com or on Twitter at @YDDornblaser.