Burglary/Theft Reported in Philipsburg Borough

PHILIPSBURG – The Philipsburg-based state police have initiated an investigation into an incident of burglary/theft that’s occurred over a six- to nine-month timeframe from July 2011 to February 2012 in Philipsburg Borough.

A 64-year-old Wallingford man told police that since July someone has entered an unoccupied residence located in the 600 block of North Ninth Street. They have allegedly removed the following items:

  • two mandolins and one banjo;
  • 15 to 20 fishing rods;
  • approximately 50 large gauge Lionel model trains;
  • a large quantity of model railroad tracks;
  • 10 boxes of sports cards that were dated from the mid-1950’s to the mid-1960’s;
  • two 30-30 rifles;
  • two pump action shotguns;
  • a 10-cent slot machine;
  • two snare drum sets; and
  • 10 to 15 Louisville Slugger baseball bats.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Philipsburg-based state police at 814-342-3370.

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