Attempted Burglary Reported On West Westfield Avenue

On Tuesday, February 7th at 10 a.m., patrolman Michael Smith responded to an apartment building located at 173 West Westfield Avenue for a report of an attempted burglary. The female resident stated she was awakened by loud noises coming from near the front door of her apartment. She stated it sounded like someone was trying to break down the door. She quickly fastened the chain lock and peered out to see the suspect running away. She described the burglary suspect as a Hispanic male, medium build wearing a black knit cap.Detective Keith Wintermute responded and is investigating.