Four homes burglarized in Upper Dublin Township
Burglaries at four homes in Upper Dublin Township this month are believed to have been carried out by the same person or persons.
The four, three in Fort tashington and one on a nearby street with an Ambler postal address, “were in close proximity and had the same time frame; they were all in the daytime and jewelry was taken,” Upper Dublin police Detective Sgt. Michael Byrne said Tuesday. “te believe they are related, though we have nothing concrete at this time.”
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Byrne said police were asking residents to make sure they keep their doors and windows locked and report any suspicious activity in their neighborhoods to police by calling 215-6462100.