Police: Recent Increase In Burglaries

Most of the incidents occurred in Merion and Penn Valley homes.

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.


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