The Hamilton Mill resident said he was working on his laptop in his living room when suddenly his dogs "started acting nuts." The resident turned towards the back door leading to his deck and saw a black male wearing a dark, hooded shirt peering in through the rear window.
The Woodbow Crossing resident said the male fled as soon as he realized he had been spotted. By the time the resident got to his back door, the hooded male had already run out of the backyard. The resident then heard a vehicle "tearing up the street," but was unable to see what type of vehicle it was.
According to the police report, the hooded male broke the lock of the gate leading into the backyard either when entering the property or leaving it. Nothing was reported missing.
The resident was unable to provide any further details regarding the suspect's appearance. The case is listed as active.
Police are investigating several burglaries and attempted burglaries which have occurred within the past two weeks.
Around 10 a.m. on Oct. 1, a Hamilton Mill resident frightened away a pair of would-be burglars who attempted to break into her Floral Ridge Drive home. Just after 4 p.m. on Oct. 1, Gwinnett County Police were called to a Archmont Circle home after a resident returned home and discovered the house had been burglarized. Approximately 45 minutes later, police were dispatched to a Town Manor Court home, also located in Hamilton Mill, in response to another burglary. Another Oct. 1 burglary took place in Apalachee Farms.
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