It is the season for break-ins. Every year, hundreds of thousands of burglaries take place during the months of November and December.
At least nine break-ins from Wednesday night through early Thursday morning were reported within a small area, according to Stamford Police Chief Jon Fontneau.
After a handful of burglaries, residents have been calling each other and using Facebook to make sure no one else becomes a victim.
Residents of a Morristown, N.J. neighborhood were on edge on Friday following a rash of burglaries.
A home invasion turned into a nerve-wracking experience for a Uniondale teenager on Friday; when two men broke into her home she hid and called for help.
Police were on the hunt for a swarm of thieves following a burglary spree in a quiet section of Queens on Friday night. The brazen bandits even hit homes while the owners were inside.
Since late February, thieves have hit nine homes between Metropolitan Avenue and Fleet Street, and between 69th and Continental avenues, police said.
If your apartment has a weak or old doorknob, you could be easy target for a new breed of burglars.
It’s not clear if a string break-ins in Greenwich are a connected, but there appears to be a pattern developing there.
All the snow we’ve seen this winter may be an invitation for crooks to target your home. Several streets in northeast Yonkers have been targeted for burglaries, and certain houses in particular.
Police in Westchester County were sent scrambling by a string of door-to-door burglaries in Bedford, seven brazen burglaries in rapid succession and in broad daylight.