It is the season for break-ins. Every year, hundreds of thousands of burglaries take place during the months of November and December.
The break-in occurred on Hicks Street in Brooklyn Heights at around 3 a.m., police said.
Neighbors said they are concerned that the trouble hasn’t passed, and that the men may be looking for ways to take advantage of a neighborhood struggling in the wake of Sandy.
Police Monday were seeking assistance from the public in finding two suspects wanted for a Christmas Day jewelry store break-in in Staten Island.
A man woke up and reported a break-in. When he went to check on his 3-year-old daughter, he found a man who he described as drunk in bed with the child, police said.
A spokesperson for the museum told CBS 2 that two artifacts were stolen. There’s no word on who may be responsible or why the museum was targeted.
Police are warning residents to keep their homes locked and their eyes open following a violent break-in in Cliffside Park on Wednesday.
Wyckoff police say that a drunk Ridgewood man entered two homes early Wednesday morning. Police responded to a call at a Lehigh Street home where residents reported that a man had been inside of the house but fled.
A metal bar on the glass doors at the Broadway entrance to the theater was pried open and the glass was smashed. Trash cans and the stanchions for velvet ropes inside the lobby were knocked over. The vestibule was also reportedly damaged.
Bergen County authorities said the burglary ring known as the James Bond Gang appears to be back. They said there have been 40 burglaries in New York and New Jersey since 2009 that fit the group’s pattern — most of them in the last six months.
A security camera captured a burglary suspect climbing through Toms River Police Chief Michael Mastronardy’s window. The suspect was in the home for a minute before a family member returned.
There are new fears on Long Island that a man suspected in at least six break-ins has tried to strike again in Kings Point.
A series of burglaries had a city neighborhood on edge Monday night. At least nine apartments in Chelsea have been hit over the past two weeks. Police said the thieves are still on the loose and are likely to strike again.
Police said thieves have broken into eight vehicles in the Massapequa Park area since August.
Authorities say close to $30,000 worth of laptops and cameras were stolen from PS 35 in Morrisania over the weekend.