Mon. Jan 30th, 2023

LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Two gentlemen are facing burglary rates following officers with the Lincoln Law enforcement Division say they broke into a southeast Lincoln condominium.

On Thursday, close to 3:27 a.m., officers were being dispatched to an condominium off S 27th Street and Woods Boulevard for a report of a belated burglary.

LPD reported responding officers spoke with a 21-12 months-outdated sufferer and a 19-calendar year-previous target who stated two persons forced their way into the apartment.

In accordance to police, the moment the suspects were within, they showed the two victims an AR-15 rifle and stole an Xbox gaming process, a speaker, a necklace and about $400 in income. Officers estimate the full loss to be around $1,100.

Later on that very same working day, about 6:31 p.m., LPD officers responded back again to the very same condominium just after a concerned neighbor described that two gentlemen may possibly be seeking to burglarize the apartment.

LPD said once officers bought to the scene, officers surrounded the apartment and declared their existence to the suspects inside.

Officers explained the two suspects disobeyed the officers’ orders.

In accordance to law enforcement, 1 suspect jumped off the balcony and ran absent from officers but immediately after chasing right after him, officers were able to place him in custody.

Officers explained they discovered an Xbox controller on that suspect.

Though officers were being arresting that suspect, police mentioned they saw a different guy exiting the apartment creating.

LPD mentioned as they experimented with making call with him, the male ran away from officers. Soon after chasing soon after him, officers ended up able to place him in custody.

Primarily based on interviews with the victims, suspects and witnesses, as perfectly as evidence from the scene of the criminal offense, officers explained they developed probable bring about to arrest the two adult males.

Both of those males are going through felony theft rates and obstruction of a peace officer charges.

LPD explained this does not show up to be a random theft and investigators think there might be a connection amongst the victims and suspects.

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