Town of Tonawanda Police Issue Burglary Alert

October 14, 2011 Updated Oct 14, 2011 at 4:49 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Town of Tonawanda Police Issue Burglary Alert

October 14, 2011 Updated Oct 14, 2011 at 4:49 PM EDT

(WKBW release) -- The Town of Tonawanda Police Department on Friday issued a burglary alert.

The alert reads:

There has been a large increase in residential burglaries (including detached garages and utility sheds) as well as larcenies from vehicles throughout the Town.

These crimes have been occurring at all hours of the day including overnight hours while the homeowners were sleeping. The larcenies from vehicles are also happening overnight.

Residents are asked to call 911 to report any unusual people or activity -- no matter how trivial. Take note of vehicle plate numbers. Be alert. If you have any information you may call 876-5300.