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Tewksbury Police Issue Code Red For Attempted House Break on Whipple Road

Police are asking for the public's help to identify and locate suspect.

Tewksbury Police are asking for the public's help to identify and locate a suspect who attempted to break into a home at 666 Whipple Road Tuesday afternoon.

The attempted burglary took place at approximately 2 p.m., according to a Code Red alert issued by Tewksbury Police.

Any resident who witnessed a suspicious individual or vehicle in that neighborhood around that time is asked to call the Tewksbury Police at 978-851-7355.

Julia December 05, 2012 at 02:24 PM
Our home was broken into a few years back- shortly after my grandmother had died and all of her jewelry was taken from me. The robbers only took jewelry, but it was extremely tramatic and I STILL do not feel safe in my home, even with the addition of an alarm system. The police didnt do much back then, other than file a report. I think I expected it to be like NCIS with people dusting for prints and the like. I hunted local pawn shops for my belongings, but never found anything. Neighborhood watches are a terrific idea, my neighbors look out for one another, which is a great comfort!
mike t December 05, 2012 at 02:46 PM
John, glad to hear you are ok. It doesn't help that they reopend the bridge on Brown. It just makes Whipple a carbon copy of rt 38. Easy route to travel and speed, easy route to scope out potential places to rob, Cops are never patrolling the area and like Julia said they don't do much other than "file a report" when they investigate robberies (unless you are a high profile person or are connected). All I can say is look out for one another and protect your home and family with whatever means you feel is required. A neighborhood watch is a good start. A neighborhood gun club is an even better one!.
AB December 05, 2012 at 02:55 PM
I'm a few houses down the road from you and had my cars broken into Sunday night with a house full of guests. Tewksbury police arrived immediately! They also took out the k9 very impressive. It stinks that my things were taken and not recovered but I will be on my toes from now on.
John Stadtman December 07, 2012 at 12:51 AM
All three individuals apprehended !
SoxFan December 08, 2012 at 05:05 PM
Not sure if I agree with you about the cops.. I always see them on Whipple! And I saw them out with the K9 the other night after the cars were broken into over there.. and they arrested all 3 of these scumbags within a couple days of the crime.. not sure what else you want them to do? Unless the residents of this neighborhood "are high profile or connected"...

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