Alarm scares off burglar
A Hillsboro police officer responded to a commercial alarm April 6 in the 600 block of North Ash Street, Hillsboro. The officer discovered someone had broken the glass on the front door of the business and attempted entry.
Authorities believe the burglar was frightened by the alarm and fled the scene. This attempted break-in has been connected with burglaries in several other counties.
A person of interest has been identified. The case remains under investigation.