Jewelry, check taken in Rochester burglary

(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester couple reported safes rifled through, jewelry and checks missing after a Saturday afternoon burglary.

A 70-year-old man and 59-year-old woman told Rochester police they left their home in the 1600 block of 5th Avenue SE at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15.

When the couple returned at 2 p.m., they saw that their sliding glass door was forced open.

The couple told Rochester police that someone had “gone through” safes in their house and stolen jewelry, as well as personal checks.

The incident is still under investigation and Rochester police did not have an estimate as to the value of the items taken.