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Levittown Burglary Suspect Escapes Homeowner, Police

A Falls Township homeowner came home and found a burglar in their home on Thursday afternoon.

A suspected burglar ran from a Parkway Drive homeowner and eluded a police dog Thursday afternoon in the Levittown section of Falls Township.

A homeowner returned to their home in the 500 block of Parkway Drive to find a burlgar inside their home, police said. Luckily, nothing was reported missing and no one was seriously hurt.

The suspect "pushed past" the homeowner and ran down Parkway Drive. Police arrived and used a K-9 unit to track the suspect, authorities said.

A red Dodge Durango SUV was seen speeding away from the area just after the burglary and may have been the burglary suspect's escape vehicle, police said.

The suspect is described as being a white male between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-8. He is of thin build with a dark crew cut and mustache. Police also said he was wearing a dark hooding and khaki pants.

Two other burglary incident were also reported by Falls police.

Police said overnight a home on Cardiff Road that is under construction was entered. It is unknown what was taken.

A home in the 200 block of Pinewood Drive was entered through an unlocked window and several items of PVC furniture were taken, police reported.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 215-949-9100.

concerned citizen December 28, 2012 at 11:47 PM
Did they check the oven? Thats where the rabbit usually hides criminals!! When this guy his caught and he will if the actually dust for prints and check all pawn shop survellience cameras they need to take him on a good old fash philadephia police paddy wagon ride then let the homeowners dogs loose on him. my home was robbed a few times and the police only wrote a report and wouldnt even do anything more!! And you want to know why these people get away with it!! We pay taxes and all the police do is say report it to insurance.
Tom Sofield December 29, 2012 at 12:05 AM
The house behind mine was hit a few months ago...it's scary!
EARL NELSON December 29, 2012 at 01:31 PM
Now I see concerned is a disgruntled homeowner. Maybe you need a security system? I feel for you. I'll shoot the bastard if they come into my home, get a gun and arm yourself. I had a guy get out of his Dodge Durango, on a Sunday morning at 10:25 am and walk right up to the side of my house and take a car battery that was from my car, they have no fear, if I had my shoes on He would have been dead.
Concerned February 01, 2013 at 03:16 PM
A Bristol Township cop did nothing when i was robbed...a witness gave him a statement in my driveway that the thiefs went 3 houses away with my loot piled up in MY GARBAGE CANS. Even though my cans were visible by the cop on their property, the cop made excuses that it still wasn't good proof and did nothing. He made excuses as to why he couldn't take fingerprints in the house too. I guess I was interrupting his lunch feast. Thankfully the druggies who got my stuff are all in jail for drugs, and the house they were hanging in was foreclosed upon.

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