The Houlton Police Department has been investigating three burglaries in the Shiretown recently after thieves made off with metal and other items.

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Houlton Police say the suspect and suspects entered a home recently in the Highland Avenue area and tried to steal antiques and copper tubing.

A generator and chainsaw were also stolen from two other location on outer North Street over the weekend.

It's unknown if these crimes are related to one another. But if you have any information on these crimes, you're asked to contact the Houlton Police Department at 532-2287.