Mangalore/Uppinangady, May 13: It has been reported that miscreants burgled several houses and stores under Uppinangady police station limits and making away with cash and ornaments worth several lakhs on May 11, Saturday night.
Sources said miscreants broke into a house of Issaq of Nekkilady and decamped with 25 sovereigns of gold and other valuables, when residents were away on foreign trip.
In another incident, miscreants broke into a wine shop near Uppinangady police station and looked for cash. When they found none, they left without doing any damage.
Miscreants also broke into Kalkuda Daivasthana and decamped with the donation box.
In another area, thieves entered a house and tried to snatch gold chain from kids but when they screamed for help, they fled, it said
Miscreants also stole a goat belonging to Ramachandra Gowda of Nekkilady.
As the thefts occurred in the same area, police suspect it to be the work of the same gang.Uppinangady police have registered cases in this regard for further investigation.