Repeat Burglaries & Suspicious Fire - Stokesay Castle - Lower Alsace Township

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The Central Berks Regional Police Department is investigating a series of burglaries and now a suspicious fire that have occurred at Stokesay Castle, 141 Stokesay Castle Lane, Lower Alsace Township. The incidents are as follows:

11/27/2019 at 23:06 hrs. - Burglary - two males - bottles of liquor stolen.

2/17/2020 at 04:03 hrs. - Burglary - two males, one possible female - bottles of liquor and cash stolen.

4/16/2020 at 03:19 hrs. - Burglary & Suspicious Fire - unknown actor(s).

Video of the incident from 11/27/2019 is attached to the original post on this page.

Still images from the 2/17/2020 incident are attached to this post.

Video is not available at this time from today's incident.

Early this morning at 03:19 hrs., CBRPD and local fire departments were dispatched to Stokesay Castle for a report of a fire alarm activation. When officers and fire personnel arrived on scene, it was found that unknown actor(s) had entered the building and a fire was found to be burning inside a desk in one of the offices. The fire was quickly extinguished and the circumstances surrounding the fire is still under investigation.

If anyone has any information related to these incidents, you are asked to please submit a tip through our secure CRIMEWATCH portal or contact Detective Sergeant Deron Manndel at 610-779-1100 EXT. 235 or dmanndel@centralberks.org.

Date: 
Thursday, April 16, 2020

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