Danvers police looking for thief stealing from nursing home offices

Police are on the lookout for a man who stole a safe and electronics equipment from the office of a Danvers nursing home over the weekend.

The man entered two Danvers nursing homes over the weekend, though one had no equipment reported stolen, said Sergeant Robert Bettencourt, a Danvers police spokesman.

Police suspect the man is targeting the offices of the homes.

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“We do not believe he’s entered any rooms,” Bettencourt said.

Bettencourt said the man also stole from a nursing home in Waltham, and police believe he has stolen in other locations, prompting Danvers police to release the man’s photo from surveillance cameras. The photos show a man in a black coat with short hair and a receding hairline.

Police are not releasing the nursing homes’ locations because investigations are ongoing, Bettencourt said.

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