Intruders make themselves at home
August 16, 2013 11:00 AM

AVONMORE — Burglars entered a Westmoreland County residence and made themselves at home before leaving with cash and guns.

State police at the Kiski Valley station said the burglars used a kitchen steak knife to open a rear sliding door to the Kristopher Hill residence at 100 Indiana Ave., Avonmore.

Once inside the intruders cooked food on a stovetop, played video games, took a shower, cut the whiskers of the victim’s pet cat and drove the victim’s Chevrolet Blazer.

They also found the keys for two locked gun safes and stole a .40-caliber Ruger handgun, a 12-gauge Mossberg shotgun and a Crossman BB gun and took about $150 worth of change, police said.

Police said the burglary and theft happened between Thursday and Sunday.

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