The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a rash of burglaries.  The call came in around 1:00 Wednesday afternoon from the Quail Mountain area. 

An official on the scene tells Channel 3 a white male suspect broke into some homes, and fled into the woods behind one of the houses.  

A neighbor says he was alerted by an app called "Next Door" which is a Neighborhood Watch app.

We're continuing to follow this story and will bring your more updates as they become available.