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Nearby: Franklin Park Police Warn Residents About Recent Rash of Daylight Burglaries

Police said there have been four break-ins in three weeks.

Franklin Park police are warning residents that a series of daylight burglaries have been taking place in the area.

According to the police department website, there have been four break-ins since Nov. 12. All of them occurred during the day.

  • Dec. 1 McAleer Road near Mt. Nebo Road
  • Dec. 1 McDevitt Road near McAleer Road
  • Nov. 24 Wexford Bayne Road near Rochester Road
  • Nov. 12 Brandt School Road near Corporate Drive

Click here for an interactive map  show the approximate locations of the break-ins.

In the most recent burglary on McAleer Road near Mt. Nebo road, police said a family returning from vacation found thousands of dollars of jewelry missing.

"For anyone it's traumatic when their home is broken into," Franklin Park Police Chief Don Dorsch told WPXI-TV. "They're getting in quickly by forcibly entering the homes. They're going after mainly jewelry."

Dorsch said the break-ins are all random and have all occurred not far from the interstate. 

"They're taking personal items, sometime heirlooms, a thing that can't be replaced, that's the tragedy," Dorsch told WPXI.

Homeowners are urged to lock doors and windows, and call 911 immediately if they see suspicious activity.

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