Lower Merion has seen an increase in residential burglaries in the past 10 days, according to a township news release. Merion and Penn Valley have seen the greatest activity, with some overnight burglaries reported.
Police suggested the following tips to safeguard against burglaries:
- Take extra care to secure homes
- Use outside lighting
- Use timers inside homes
- Notify neighbors and/or police when going out of town
Police also encouraged residents to immediately report any suspicious people or vehicles in their neighborhoods by calling 9-1-1.