JANESVILLE, Wis. (WFRV) – Officers are asking the public for help in identifying multiple suspects connected to numerous burglary attempts in southcentral Wisconsin.
According to the Janesville Police Department, officers responded to a home in the 2400 block of Clover Lane for an attempted burglary around 2:20 p.m. on April 17.
Officers say that a woman arrived at the residence in a black SUV, approached the home, and knocked on the front door. The homeowner, who was home at the time, did not answer. The woman then left the area.
Within minutes, a blue Nissan sedan showed up at the Clover Lane home. Two suspects wearing black surgical masks exited the vehicle and reportedly walked to the back of the home.
While allegedly attempting to get into the home through the back sliding glass door, the homeowner confronted them. Authorities say the suspects then fled the area.
It was noted in the release that the Janesville Police Department confirmed that an attempted burglary on April 18 that was being investigated by the Pleasant Prairie Police Department were connected to the incident the day prior on Clover Lane.
The Janesville Police Department and Pleasant Prairie Police Department have been in contact and both agencies are still working on the investigations.
Anyone having information relating to these incidents is asked to contact the Janesville Police Department at (608) 755-3100, Rock County Communications at (608) 757-2244, CrimeStoppers at (608) 756-3636 or submit a tip through the P3 app.