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ONLY ON 7: Wetzel County Homes Burglarized While Owners Sleep

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There is concern from residents in Wetzel County after several homes in the area have been broken into.

The incidents occurred over the weekend on Fifth Street in New Martinsville.

One homeowner awoke to find her door pried open and her money gone.

On Monday, spoke to New Martinsville Police Chief Tim Cecil who said they are actively searching for the burglar.

Chief Cecil is advising residents in the area to lock their doors and windows.

Stay with for further updates on the burglaries.