Man climbed up to third-story patio to break into Lincoln apartment, police say

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – An apartment was robbed early Sunday morning after a man climbed up to the third-story patio, Lincoln Police say.

Around 2:35 a.m., a 37-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman reported being robbed at their apartment near 27th and H Streets.

The man told officers that he had heard knocking at their third-story patio door before an unknown male forced it open, police say.

A struggle began between the man and the robber, who was making his way toward the front door, according to police.

The robber eventually unlocked the door, letting two more unknown males inside the apartment.

The victims reported losing $1,000 and both of their cellphones, according to police.

During the robbery, the woman said she was hit in the face by an unknown object, which broke her nose.  She was taken to a local hospital to be treated for the injury.

An investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is asked to call Lincoln Police at 402-441-6000 or Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

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