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Crime Alert: Attempted Break-ins

A resident on Santa Anita Avenue reported that an attempted break-in occurred at her home on Wednesday and members of the Neighborhood Watch spotted two men walking up driveways and ringing doorbells.

A member of the Altadena Coalition of Neighborhood Associations (ACONA) and a local Neighborhood Watch shared her experience with an attempted break-in this week and ACONA organizer Elliot Gold passed it along via email.

Resident Margaret Briggs shared:

I wanted to let you know that I had an attempted break in at my house on Santa Anita, just above Athens on Wednesday (1-2-13) in the morning. They tried to break the glass in my side door but couldn't (safety glass installed) so left. Two other members of our Neighborhood Watch saw two young men in a white car driving around, walking up driveways, ringing doorbells--basically looking for a home that was unoccupied to hit. I notified the sheriff and they took a report, but I'd like you to get the word out to other Neighborhood Watch groups to be on the look out.

Have you had any break-ins or attempted break-ins in your neighborhood? Have you seen anyone doing anything suspicious? Share in the comments section below.

Linda R January 05, 2013 at 06:01 PM
Practically everyone has a camera phone.......TAKE PICTURES!!!!!!!!!!!
Linda R January 05, 2013 at 06:03 PM
no need for my feelings.
Ninja Girl January 05, 2013 at 06:13 PM
This is absolutely terrible.
Noel January 06, 2013 at 09:36 PM
My car was robbed on Santa Anita and Calavaras. I parked it overnight on the street. The thief took everything except my eyeglasses. I found those in the brush. My personal documents, books, roasting pan, mason jars and my phone charger were taken from my trunk. ODD. I made a police report.
Lorraine Pozniak January 08, 2013 at 07:26 PM
Crackheads will steal ANYTHING they think they can sell for a dollar or two to feed their habit...

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