The following thefts were recently reported to the Richmond Police Department:
• A resident in the 1600 block of Foxhaven Drive reported Wednesday that several items had been stolen from his vehicle during the day. There were no signs of forced entry. Items were reported missing included: a Racial and Ethics college textbook, a Law Management college textbook and a set of Sony headphones. Estimated loss: $217.
• A representative of Colorama reported Saturday that two items belonging to the store had been stolen from the residence of customer to whom the items were leased. The theft occurred on or about Nov. 22. The missing items were: an LG 42-inch LED television and a Sony PlayStation 3. Estimated loss:$1,100.
Anyone with information about these cases is asked to call the Richmond Police Department at 623-1162.
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