Burglars Strike at 10 Ansonia Homes in 2 Weeks

Ansonia police are urging residents to lock the doors of their homes after 10 overnight burglaries or attempted burglaries over the last two weeks.

The 10 incidents have happened in the Hilltop Area since August 6.

The burglaries happened between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. in the areas of Reservoir Drive, Farrell Drive, Martin Terrace and Birchwood Drive.

One happened on Farrell Drive on Wednesday and on Birchwood Drive on Aug. 20. Police said the homes were occupied when the burglars broke in, but the burglars did not approach the residents and no one was injured.

Witnesses have reported a male robber, but did not give any additional description.

Police are asking that all residents make efforts to close and lock windows in their homes by locking all windows and doors at all times, especially overnight hours.

If anyone sees anything suspicious, call police immediately at 203-735-1885 or 911.

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