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Apartment damaged in fire found burglarized

NIAGARA FALLS – A Niagara Falls man who had to move out of his apartment after a fire damaged it was victimized again by someone who stole his remaining possessions.

The 40-year-old resident of the Pine View Apartments in the 9800 block of Niagara Falls Boulevard told police Monday that he had anticipated moving back, after the fire at the apartment complex last week. He had left some items behind.

He left the apartment on Feb. 28 and returned on Monday and found his computer, stereo and a frying pan were taken. Loss was estimated at $200.

The suspect was able to enter the apartment by putting a hand through a hole in the door left behind following the fire.