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How many burglaries have been reported in Beaufort County over the last week?

Many people have been concerned about break-ins during the evacuation. As it turns out, there have been a number of burglaries reported since the evacuation began on Oct. 5.

This is the break-down of burglary reports throughout the county between Oct. 5 and Wednesday. The data was published on Wednesday, so the information may not be complete, but gives a good estimate.

If you believe there was a burglary at your home while you were away, call 843-524-2777 to report it.

Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office

▪  Hilton Head Island: 8

▪  Lady’s Island: 2

▪  St. Helena Island: 5

▪  Burton: 5

▪  Seabrook: 1

▪  Okatie: 1

▪  Shell Point: 1

▪  Plus nine burglaries reported throughout the county between Oct. 5 and Monday morning

Bluffton Police Department

▪  6 burglaries reported

Beaufort Police Department

▪  13 burglaries reported

Joan McDonough: 843-706-8125, @IPBG_Joan

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