Richmond police respond to home break-in near VCU

Richmond police respond to home break-in near VCU

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Someone broke into a home near VCU's Monroe Park campus, according to Richmond police.

Police say a resident reported that between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., someone forced their way through a window along the 300 block of Catherine Street, stole several items, and ran away.

VCU let students know about the break-in through their campus-wide alert system.

Richmond police are leading the investigation and are stepping up patrols in the area.

There is no word on who was the suspect.

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