Carmel Police say they believe two burglaries which occurred between morning and early afternoon Wednesday may be related.
The burglaries come as the latest in a string of burglaries reported throughout Hamilton County, many originating from businesses and homes in Carmel and Fishers. As of press time, there was no suspected connection reported by police between the Carmel and Fishers robberies.
On Wednesday at approximately 9:00 a.m. a burglary was reported in the 11500 block of Senie Lane in Carmel. The victim reported that an unknown male forced entry into her home while she was sleeping. The victim shouted at the suspect who fled the home. He was described as a black male, with an athletic build, approximately 28-34 years old, 5’8″ and 160 pounds with short black hair. The suspect was wearing a blue t-shirt, red shorts and a black “do-rag” at the time of the break in. The suspect was frightened off before any valuables were taken. Police searched the area with a K-9 but were unable to locate the suspect.
At approximately 2:45 p.m. a second burglary was reported in the area of 9900 Hodges Road. A witness reported seeing a possible suspect and suspicious vehicle in the area of this burglary. The suspect was described as a black male, 5’8″, slender build, black hair, wearing a “do-rag.” The vehicle was a medium to dark gray, full-size truck with “4×4” printed on the tailgate and Texas plates.
Detectives believe these two incidents are related. If you have any information that would assist with these investigations please call the Carmel Police Department at 571-2511 or Crime Stoppers at 262-TIPS.