Over the past 4 weeks, the Acton Police Department has seen a significant increase in both residential and vehicle break-ins.
The vehicle break-ins are occurring overnight and electronics are the perpetrators primary target. It is important that you lock your vehicle and any electronics are secured out of sight. The residential break-ins are occurring during the daylight hours.
The suspects are gaining access into the homes by damaging first floor doors and windows. The following types of items are being stolen: computers, cameras, jewelry, credit cards, and televisions. In some cases, neighbors have observed suspicious persons around the house and neglected to contact the Police Department. It is important that you report anything suspicious to the Acton Police by calling 911.
Note: The following information was from the Acton police department.