University of Michigan issues crime alert for off-campus break-ins

university of Michigan police say thieves target homes near Ann Arbor campus' southeast side

Published On: Oct 02 2012 07:33:26 PM EDT   Updated On: Oct 02 2012 07:45:40 PM EDT
University of Michigan Crime Alert
ANN ARBOR, Mich. -

The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor issued a crime alert Tuesday about multiple home invasions at off-campus homes.

According to police, six home invasions have been reported in recent days near the campus' southeast side. In all cases, entry was gained through unlocked doors or windows.

Laptop computers and other electronics were stolen from the homes.

Police are investigating whether the break-ins and robberies are related.