Austin Police respond to three different theft reports over the weekend

Austin Police responded to a trio of theft reports over the weekend.

Officers responded to the first call Friday morning at 11:24 a.m. on the 600 block of 8th Avenue Southwest.  The victim reported to authorities that a lock had been removed from a shed on his property and a 10-inch chop saw with stand, valued at approximately $200 and a leaf blower, valued at approximately $250 had been taken.  The victim went on to state that the items had last been seen in the shed on Thursday afternoon.  Chief of Police Brian Krueger stated that there are no suspects in the theft at this time.

The second theft report came in late Saturday afternoon at 5:09 p.m. from the 1800 block of 3rd Avenue Northwest.  The victim told responding officers that a person or persons had entered their residence sometime Wednesday or Thursday and had removed a Samsung 42 inch flat screen TV.  Chief Krueger stated that there are no suspects in the theft at this time.

The third theft report came into Austin Police on Sunday afternoon at 4:29 p.m. from the 900 block of 6th Avenue Northeast.  The victim stated that sometime between 11:30 p.m. Saturday evening to 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning, an unknown person or persons had entered their residence and took a GE 42 inch flat screen TV.  Responding officers reported that there were no signs of forced entry, and there are no suspects in the theft at this time.

Chief Krueger stated that if anyone has any information on the thefts, they are reminded that they can remain anonymous when calling Austin Police at 437-9400, or you can leave an anonymous tip via the department’s TIP-411 phone app for I-Phones and Android phones, or you can leave an anonymous tip by logging on to www.tip411.com.