Police say alleged serial burglar could be armed

Source: Goshen Police
Source: Goshen Police

GOSHEN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) - Goshen Township Police are trying to identify a suspect involved in several burglaries over the past few days.

Police say at least five homes in the area of SR 132 between SR 48 and Kirbett Road have been broken into while the homeowners were asleep.

In an offense on Tuesday, the homeowner awoke to find the intruder in the house. The suspect pointed the homeowner's gun at him, but the homeowner knew it was unloaded and wrestled the suspect to the ground.

The suspect was able to break away and flee.

In several of the burglaries, firearms have been taken, so residents should be aware that the suspect may be armed.

Goshen Police have released a sketch of the suspect. He is described as a white male, 16-25 years old, medium complexion.  He has brown hair and is approximately 5'9" tall and slender build.  He has been seen wearing black clothing, similar to jogging suit.

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