Police investigating recent burglaries in Blacksburg

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BLACKSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Police in Blacksburg are investigating two burglaries that took place over the course of two days.

The first is said to have occurred in the early-morning hours of Friday, Jan. 22. Police say they responded to the 400 block of East Roanoke Street for reports of a breaking and entering of an occupied residence.

The Blacksburg Police Department says the suspect was described as a college-aged white man who was wearing dark-colored clothing and a face covering.

According to the department, officers were also dispatched to the 500 block of Sunridge Drive in the early-morning hours of Saturday, Jan. 23 for a similar call where someone allegedly was breaking and entering into another occupied residence.

Several items were taken in both incidents.

Police are reminding everyone to lock their doors and windows while they are away and to secure their vehicles while not in use. If you observe any suspicious activity at any time, report it to the police by calling 911.

If you have any information about either crime, you are asked to call the Blacksburg Police Department at (540) 443-1400 or the Blacksburg Police Tip Line — where you can remain anonymous — at (540) 961-1819.

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