Residents alerted to Buffalo Grove burglaries

September 10, 2008 5:07:44 PM PDT
Residents in northwest suburban Buffalo Grove are being warned to be on the alert because of a series of burglaries. Investigators say there have been 10 residential burglaries since June. Most occurred in the Lake County portion of Buffalo Grove. All took place during the afternoon and evening.

Police say the thieves forced their way into homes by prying open windows and doors.

Police in Buffalo Grove say they have increased patrols in residential areas.

Residents are urged to report any unusual noises or suspicious activities in their neighborhoods.