Bloomington police said in a Facebook post Wednesday that they are noticing a possible trend in burglaries into 2020. 

BPD said the burglaries are occurring during midday on Tuesdays and through unlocked windows. 

The data was gathered from Community Crime Map, which collects and maps out crime data for most of the country. In Bloomington, according to data, theft is the most common crime in Bloomington, at 42.8%. Only 28 total cases were measured in the community during a month-long period. 

"So far in 2020, it appears we have a possible trend of residential burglaries that are unfolding," the post said. "They are occurring during the daytime and on Tuesdays when the suspect more than likely believes no one is home. The suspected point of entry is unlocked windows."

BPD asks that residents call dispatch at (309) 820-8888 to report a suspicious person or a crime.

ELIZABETH SEILS is a News Editor for The Vidette. She can be contacted at elseils@ilstu.edu Follow her on Twitter at @SeilsElizabeth 


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