AVON LAKE, OH (WOIO) - Police are investigating two burglaries in Avon Lake.
The first incident happened Saturday evening around 10 p.m. on the 600 block of Schiller Court. An elderly woman told police a man she did not know kicked in her back door and let himself in.
She noticed him and he fled the home. The woman told police he was wearing dark clothing, possibly a black hoodie and had a flashlight.
Police said the second incident happened 1.5 miles away on the 400 block of Bounty Way. The residents were not home when the house was burglarized, they came home to find the front door was kicked in and jewelry was missing from the home.
Investigators said the incidents could be related due to the time frame and mode of entry. Anyone with information should call Avon Lake Police at 440-933-2211.