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Cary police hold meeting on home burglaries

Posted January 20, 2010 12:21 a.m. EST

— Cary police met Tuesday evening with about 120 people who live in the Lochmere Highlands subdivision about a string of recent robberies in the area.

Police answered questions from residents and reminded them to keep all home and car doors locked and to report to authorities any suspicious activity.

In three recent burglaries, thieves entered homes as the occupants slept. In two of those cases, police said, someone entered through an unlocked side door to the garage, then managed to open the motorized garage door.

Police said several residents had also reported garbage cans being moved or things being repositioned, perhaps in an effort to find out whether doors were locked.

Cary police ask anyone with information about the crimes to contact Crime Stoppers at 919-226-2746 or the police department at 919-380-2133.

Crime Stoppers pays up to $2,500 for the arrest or indictment of those responsible for committing certain types of crimes, and all calls are kept confidential at the caller's request.