Intruder Flees From Burglary In Minneota
On Monday morning, Minneota Police Chief Bill Bolt released a press release giving details about the intruder flees from burglary in Minneota.
On Thursday, April 12 at approximately 11:42 p.m., a suspected burglar (from outside the Minneota community)was spotted in Minneota in a resident's backyard.
Law enforcement officers from Minneota and the Lyon County Sheriff's Department searched the area but did not located the suspect.
On Monday, April 16 at approximately 1:30 a.m., an unknown person entered an unlocked residence in the 100 block of East Lyon Street in Minneota.
The homeowner screamed and the intruder left the residence.
Foot prints were found in the snow leading to and away from the backyards of several homes in the 100 block of Century Drive and the 100 block of East Lyon Street.
No other residences or garages appear to have been entered.
The Minneota Police Department encourages all homeowners to lock their homes, vehicles and remove all valuables from vehicles and turn on outside lights.
Property crimes are crimes of opportunity and are difficult to solve. The best option is to avoid becoming a victim by securing your property.
If you have any information, feel free to contact Chief Bolt at 507-360-7864.