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Myrtle Beach woman reports home burglarized while she was jailed

A Myrtle Beach woman told police someone stole money from her apartment while she was in jail, according to a police report.

The 55-year-old woman told police Thursday that someone had broke into her home and stole cash while she was jailed on Sept. 9 for public intoxication, police said.

The woman told police that when she returned home to Patriot Way Apartments located at 1520 Coastal Way on Sept. 10 she found that $180 was missing from her apartment, according to the report.

Police spoke to a neighbor who said he saw a man leave the woman’s apartment while she was jailed, according to the report. The man told police the suspect he saw leaving the apartment lives upstairs from the woman.

The woman told police that when she was arrested the officer would not allow her to lock her apartment before she was taken to jail.