NIAGARA FALLS – A Hyde Park Boulevard woman told police that someone stole her purse and laptop computer after breaking into her apartment Friday evening.
The break-in occurred between 4:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. when a side window was pried open and glass was broken, police said. The purse, which contained about $50 in cash, was removed from the kitchen table. The total loss was placed at $770.
Police also investigated the break-in of an unoccupied Ferry Avenue residence, which occurred between 10 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Saturday. Although nothing was stolen, police found a knife on a kitchen counter inside the home. The perpetrator broke a kitchen window to enter the house, police said.