Georgetown University sees string of burglaries

Georgetown University students are being told to be vigilant and lock their doors and windows after several recent burglaries.

The first was reported January 29. Police say a student’s McCarthy Hall dorm room was burglarized of a book bag containing a laptop computer, text book and ear phones.{ }

McCarthy Hall was hit again last week. Police say this time between 9 p.m. Sunday and 10 a.m. Monday a thief stole a laptop, text book and a watch from a dorm room. There was no evidence of forced entry in either incident.

A campus office was burglarized Friday evening between around 5 p.m. Police say a faculty member’s laptop and iPhone were stolen from an unlocked office in Regents Hall.

The suspect is described as a black man with a thin build. He’s about 5’10 and was seen wearing a green jacket. Anyone with information should call police.