Police search for burglars in Gary

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Allen Christopher Jones | Gary police

Police are searching for two men charged with burglarizing at least two homes last month in northwest Indiana.

Derrick Austin, 24, of Chicago; and Allen Christopher Jones, 22, of Gary, are both charged with two counts of burglary and were at large as of Thursday afternoon, according to a statement from Gary police.

Austin and Jones are accused of stealing electronics from late Sept. 23 to early Sept. 24 from a home in the 800 block of North Warren Street, and again Sept. 28 from a home in the 1000 block of North Vanderburg Street, police said.

Police said additional charges are expected to be filed.

Anyone with information on additional burglaries or the whereabouts of the suspects is asked to contact police at (219) 881-7420 or the Crime Tip Line at 866-CRIME-GP.

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