NIAGARA FALLS – A Falls Street man told police he conducted his own "investigation" after learning Saturday night that his house had been burglarized. Some of his missing property was located inside an abandoned house next to his home, the victim told police.
The victim left home about 4 p.m. Friday and returned 7:30 p.m. Saturday to find his front door open and his home ransacked, the victim told police. An overhead garage door was also damaged, he reported.
A 55-inch television, a welder, an iPad, air compressor, lawn mower and $600 in cash were among the missing items, he told police.
The victim told police he glanced through a window of an abandoned home next to his and spotted his lawn mower and air compressor inside.