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West Hartford Police Searching for Burglary Suspect in Mountain Road Area

West Hartford Police on Orchard Road Monday night. Courtesy photo

The West Hartford Police Department said Monday that multiple units have been deployed searching for a burglary suspect.

By Ronni Newton

A large police presence in the neighborhood west of Mountain Road on Monday evening is related to an active search for a burglary suspect.

Residents of the area reported seeing multiple police cars on Mountain Road, Orchard Road, and Westmont Street, as well in the area of Hunter Drive and Canal Road. A message shared through the Ring neighborhood network also said a search was taking place in the woods.

Police told We-Ha.com around 8:30 p.m. that a very active investigation is underway in the area, and no details are available at this time. Anyone who sees something suspicious should contact police at 860-523-5203.

While there is no description of a suspect, police did alert the pubic via Twitter just before 8:30 p.m. of a search for a burglary suspect underway in the area of Balfour Drive.

We-Ha.com will be updating this story as additional information becomes available.

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