LM police warn of attempted burglary in Penn Wynne

An attempted burglary occurred in the 100 block of Rolling Road in Penn Wynne, according to a Lower Merion Police Department news release.

Shortly after 9:30 a.m. on March 26, a resident woke up after hearing someone tamper with her outside water irrigation system. Following this, the resident heard a loud bang at her front door and went to her window, where she saw a gold or silver Sedan-style vehicle parked in her driveway facing the street.

She went to the top of her stairs and saw pieces of the front door and doorframe scattered inside the house on the floor.

The resident went downstairs and saw the vehicle take off southbound towards Manos Road. She could not see who was driving the vehicle.

The release states the vehicle in this incident is similar to a description of a gold Mercury Marquis observed at the scene of burglaries and attempted burglaries in Lower Merion Township and nearby areas.

Lower Merion police state the vehicle had a registration tag in the rear window of the car displaying Pa. HXN-4039. The release says that in past incidents, the vehicle has been observed occupied by several black males.

Police encourage residents to immediately report suspicious vehicles or persons in their neighborhood to the police by calling 9-1-1.