Thursday, Aug. 22—The rear window to a vehicle parked on Oxford Street was broken. It is unknown what caused the window to break. Nothing was reported missing from the vehicle.
Thursday, Aug. 22—An employee of Trend Coffee & Tea House, 411 Bloomfield Ave. reported that two individuals entered the business and stole the tip jar, which contained approximately $30 in cash.
Friday, Aug. 23—A 1997 Mercedes Benz C230 was reported stolen from a New Street residence.
Monday, Aug. 26—A building under renovation on Forest Street was reported burglarized over the weekend. Entry was gained through a basement window. Once inside, the suspect(s) stole approximately $2,000 worth of construction equipment.
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