A resident in Shorewood woke up to a suspect in the home with a flashlight on Monday.
Shorewood Police are investigating a residential burglary and an attempted burglary which occurred during the early morning hours over the last few days.
According to police, on Monday morning at approximately 4:30 am, a resident on the 1600 block of E. Menlo woke to find a suspect in the home with a flashlight.
The burglar was then scared off. Entry was made through an unlocked window.
The burglar was described as a younger black male with very short hair, 15 to 20 years old.
A suspect attempted to enter a home on the 2600 block of E. Shorewood Blvd. on Saturday morning around 1:30 am. A resident was awakened by a noise and observed someone with a flashlight outside of the home.
The suspect was scared off after the resident yelled. It was later discovered that a storm window was removed from a basement window and a dryer vent had also been removed.
If anyone has information on these incidents, or if anyone believes that they may have seen something suspicious over the past few days, please contact the Shorewood Police Department at 847-2610.