Officers were called to the house in the 4600 block of Oakland Avenue after a neighbor reported seeing one of the doors open. A gold coin valued at about $500 was stolen from the house. Police believe the burglary occurred sometime between 2 p.m. on Aug. 5 and 6 p.m. on Aug. 6.
Police do not have a suspect at this time. Evidence suggests the burglar entered the house by prying open the rear window of the home.
In other Whitefish Bay police news:
- Two men were witnessed stealing two bottles of vodka from CVS Pharmacy at 1:03 p.m. Aug. 4. They fled westbound on Hampton Road.
- A resident came to the police station on Aug. 10 to turn in a sheathed machete that someone left near the play equipment at Klode Park.
- A purse, iPhone, and iPad were stolen from a car in the 100 block of Fairmount Avenue between 1 a.m. and 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 4. The car was locked, so the thief smashed open the rear passenger side window.