Report: Multiple homes, vehicles burglarized in downtown area

AIKEN, SC (WIS) - The Aiken Department of Public Safety is searching for a burglary suspect they say burglarized four homes, and approximately twelve automobiles in the downtown area.

Police say just before 3:30 a.m., offices responded to the 300 block of Newberry Street SW for a burglar alarm.

Upon arrival, the male suspect fled the area on foot.

A perimeter was setup in the area. During the initial investigation it was discovered the suspect had also entered other homes adjacent to the initial location, the report stated. Police say a handgun was taken from one of the homes.