WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - West Lafayette Police are asking residents to lock their doors and be aware of their surroundings.
West Lafayette Police Lieutenant Troy Harris said since the beginning of July, they've investigated about six residential burglaries.
Harris said in every case, the door was unlocked and the resident was home. Harris said electronics seem to be the items that always come up missing.
"The items that have been targeted are electronics, laptops, iPhones, specifically, iPads and large flat screen televisions," said Harris. "Lock your doors and windows, shut your blinds, and again, everybody has been home when this has taken place. So, just use a little bit of caution and give us a call if there's anything we can do for you."
Harris said these burglaries have been reported in the University Farms subdivision, as well as the Arbor Chase Subdivision. He said police will be stepping up patrols throughout the entire city, as a result.
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