Police are investigating two burglaries and a robbery that were reported over the past week.
At about 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 14, an individual entered an apartment on Swampscott Court (21234) and stole a cell phone and a pair of sneakers.
Sometime between 5 p.m. on Saturday, December 16, and 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 19, an individual gained entry into a residence in the 5700 block of Station Road (21162) by breaking a small basement window and forcing open the basement interior door. No property appeared to be missing.
At 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 19, two individuals approached a woman in a parking lot in the 500 block of Eastern Boulevard in Essex (21221). One of the suspects assaulted the victim and stole her purse. The suspects both fled but were apprehended shortly after the incident occurred.