Posted by on August 29, 2020 7:10 pm

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A pistol and more than $500 in cash were stolen from a pair of vehicles in Shenandoah Heights sometime between Wednesday night and Thursday morning.

According to State Police in Frackville, the thefts – unknown if they’re related – happened between 7 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

Pistol, Cash Stolen from Unlocked Vehicles in Shenandoah Heights

State Police are still looking for answers in each of the following incidents:

Cash, Safe Key Stolen from Vehicle on Florida Ave.

In one of these incidents, a 21-year-old woman reported that someone stole her purse and a key to a safe from her unlocked vehicle. The incident allegedly happened between 9 p.m. Wednesday and 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

The wallet was found not far from her vehicle but missing from it was $570 inside.

Whoever stole the purse, cash and key found the items in the side compartment of the driver-side door of the woman’s vehicle.

Pistol Taken from Unlocked Vehicle on Arizona Ave.

In another incident that happened around the same time as the one on Florida Ave. a 35-year-old man reports that someone stole a “9mm semi-automatic pistol”.

The victim tells police he had the gun in the center console of his vehicle, which was unlocked. And he believes the gun was taken some time between 7 p.m. Wednesday and 5 a.m. Thursday.

Police say the thief or thieves in each of these incidents are still on the loose.

If you’ve got any information on either incident, you’re asked to call PSP-Frackville and Trooper Trent Karaman at 570-874-5300.

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