LaPorte Police searching for burglary suspect

Valentine’s Day was no cause for celebration for a LaPorte woman. She returned to her home in the 1100 block of 2nd Street Thursday to find it had been burglarized. Police say someone pried the back door open and took a television set, laptop computer and a wallet. The break-in occurred sometime between 8 p.m. Wednesday and 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Anyone with information about the burglary is asked to call the LaPorte Police Department at 219-362-9446 or visit to submit a crime tip.