Police Investigate Early Morning Burglaries in Silver Spring
DEPARTMENT OF POLICE
MEDIA SERVICES DIVISION
2350 RESEARCH BOULEVARD ROCKVILLE, MARYLAND 20850-3294
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
July 3, 2012
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Media Services Division, 240-773-5030
Since June 14, there have been four late night/early morning residential burglaries of occupied residences in Silver Spring. All of these incidents have occurred at single family homes between the hours of 11:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.
The streets on which the burglaries have occurred are the 600 block of Bennington Lane (map location 1)
, the 9000 block of Fairview Road (map location 2)
, the 1700 block of Noyes Lane (map location 3)
, and the 700 block of McNeill Road (map location 4)
. To date, none of the victims have observed the suspect(s) in these incidents; however, police believe that the same suspect(s) may be responsible for all of the burglaries.
Police have noted that three of these burglaries have occurred at homes with unlocked doors and windows. Residents are reminded to review the following home security measures to help prevent future incidents:
- Lock doors at night or when away from home
- Make use of exterior lights
- Trim hedges to reduce hiding places
- Look out for neighbors – especially those on vacation
Residents are also encouraged to report any suspicious people or vehicles in their neighborhoods by contacting police at 301-279-8000.
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