Burglar Strikes Clinton Township Home, Starts Fire, Then Flees

September 3, 2013

A burglary and arson investigation was begun on Sunday afternoon when State Police troopers, responding to a call about a break-in in the Clintonville area, discovered an intruder had also started a fire before he fled the scene.

Police were called to a residence on Eau Claire Road in Clinton Township to discover someone had broken into and removed items from a home and garage, and set a fire inside the residence.

Investigators did not list a damage estimate.

State Police officials at the Franklin station in Cranberry Township are asking for any information that may be available concerning the incident.

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