Burglars target Lower Merion homes

There has been an increase in residential burglaries over the last 10 days, according to an email blast from Lower Merion Township, particularly in the areas of Penn Valley and Merion. Several have been overnight.

Immediately report any suspicious persons or vehicles in your neighborhoods and take extra care to secure your home. Use outside lighting, timers inside their homes, and notify neighbors or the police department when you will be out of town.