Alarm Scares Burglars into Abandoning Bikes
The following information was supplied by the Baltimore County Police Department. In cases where a criminal charge is noted, the information provided does not indicate a conviction.
Burglars abandoned two bicycles in a backyard on Sunday, authorities said.
At about 2:50 a.m., at least two people on bicycles came into a resident's property and unlocked the door to the basement stairs, according to a police report.
However, before they got into the building, located in the 3500 block of Barton Oaks Road, an alarm sounded, and the scared burglars ran, the police report states.
Police said they searched the area but could not find the burglars.