Three residential burglaries occur Uptown over MLK Day weekend


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Kate Jamison, Online News Editor

One woman awoke around 3:30 a.m. on Sunday to the sound of glass shattering in her home on the 1200 block of Lowerline Street. When an unknown man entered her bedroom, she screamed and he ran away. The suspect was described as a white male in his twenties, 5’7″ or 5’8″, with long hair. 

An hour later, a female student heard sounds in her living room on the 1000 block of Lowerline. She then found an unknown man going through her property. When spotted by the student, the perpetrator left. The suspect is a male (race unknown), 5’8″-5’10”, aged 18-30 years. 

At 3:17 a.m. Monday morning, a female student in her home on the 1100 block of Broadway Street woke up to find an unknown male in her room. She screamed and he fled the residence. The victim described the perpetrator as a white male with a medium build, approximately 5’10” tall. 

New Orleans Police Department and Tulane University Police Department are investigating these crimes. In the crime alert sent out to the Tulane community Monday morning, it was noted that “as of this time there is no evidence to suggest that these incidents are related.”