A slew of recent burglaries have residents along the Main Line nervous as the search is on for suspects in several recent home burglaries.
In the past four days at least six burglaries and one attempted break-in were reported.
Laptops, jewelry and cash were stolen in Bala Cynwyd, Wynnewood and Penn Wynne since last Saturday, police said.
Breaking news and the stories that matter to your neighborhood.
The alleged thieves are getting into the homes through open windows, doors and, in some cases, by forceful entry, according to police.
It's believed the suspects are scouting out neighborhoods, with a fake story about looking for yard work, according to Montgomery County officials.
“I’m pretty nervous about it, the reason we moved here is that it’s supposed to be a safe neighborhood,” said neighbor David Cavanaugh.
“I guess because we’re so close to City Avenue the crime creeps kind of over.”
Anyone with information about these burglaries is asked to call Lower Merion Township Police at 610-649-1000.
Fan, follow and download: Get the latest from NBCPhiladelphia.com anytime, anywhere. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, our mobile site and NBC Philadelphia. Sign up for our breaking news newsletter. And, get breaking news delivered right to your mobile phone -- just text PHIBREAKING to 639710 to sign up. (Message and data rates may apply.)