‘Black Friday Burglar’ hits homes, vehicles in Golden; still on the loose

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GOLDEN, Colo. — While many were out helping themselves to the best deals of the year, a burglar in Golden was helping himself to goods that may have been purchased during Black Fridays gone by.

Golden Police confirmed an individual had burglarized at least one house in a Golden neighborhood near Washington Street and 8th Street, as well as several cars on Friday morning. The suspect used the cloak of darkness, committing all of the robberies before 12:50 a.m.

Emergency notification phone calls went out to approximately 783 residents in the area, according to police. Officers have been searching for the suspect with a K-9 unit, but as of 1 p.m., they were yet to locate that individual.

Investigators are asking anyone who may have information to call the Golden Police tip line at 303-384-8034.