Dane County Sheriff’s deputies respond to multiple robberies in Village of Windsor, Nov. 23-24
WINDSOR, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Dane County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday, Nov. 24, that deputies have responded to multiple reports of thefts in the Village of Windsor on Nov. 23-24.
Authorities say that the first report came on Tuesday, Nov. 23, at approximately 4:30 p.m. when a Village of Windsor resident on Eagle Ridge Lane noticed two individuals in dark clothing approaching his garage.
Reports show that as the homeowner exited his house, the suspects fled in a white Toyota Rav4.
The Dane County Sheriff's Office indicates that the suspects stole a small amount of cash and a garage door opener.
Officials report that, in this case, the garage door was left open.
Reports of robberies continued into Wednesday, Nov. 24, when just before 6:00 am today, Dane County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Wolf Hollow Road in the Village of Windsor for a call on an auto theft.
Authorities say that suspects gained entry through an open garage door and stole a gray, 2019 Kia Sorento.
The Sheriff's office adds that the robbers also got away with the victim's purse.
According to a release from the Dane County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday, Nov. 24, officials want to remind citizens that this type of activity is occurring at all times of day and night throughout the county.
"The best way to avoid being a victim is to lock your doors at all times, even when you are at home," the release said. "In addition, be a good neighbor, if you noticed open garage doors or unlocked vehicles in your neighborhood, remind your neighbors to lock up."