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Two Oklahoma City homes in a week burglarized while residents are asleep

Police say thief broke into homes before embarking on spending sprees.
by Juliana Keeping Published: July 10, 2012

Police are seeking a man they believe burglarized two Oklahoma City homes while the residents were inside and in bed.

The first home was burglarized July 1 at 10501 Crystal Creek Drive. The residents told police a door sensor beeped about 4 a.m. Later that morning, residents discovered items missing from the garage and a wallet missing from a car.

An hour after the burglary, the thief was on a spending spree at a nearby Walmart, police said.

On July 7, there was a similar burglary at 5905 Saint James Place. A woman was awakened with a call from her bank alerting her to excessive charges being made at a Walmart. She discovered the door to her garage and two of the home's doors were open, with items missing from her car including her purse, a laptop and an iPad.

Police retrieved video footage from the store. They are looking for a white male who drives a red Ford Escape or Explorer, Sgt. Jennifer Wardlow said.

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by Juliana Keeping
Enterprise Reporter
Juliana Keeping is on the enterprise reporting team for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com. Keeping joined the staff of The Oklahoman in 2012. Prior to that time, she worked in the Chicago media at the SouthtownStar, winning a Peter Lisagor Award...
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