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E. Hollywood burglary suspect reaches in windows, enters while victims sleep


East Hollywood is on alert -- LAPD Rampart Division issued an advisory Wednesday about a rampant rise in residential and vehicle burglaries. Officials believe some of the the crimes may be related.

Per the LAPD advisory

The residential nighttime incidents are thought to be related because of the burglary method. The suspect reaches through windows for valuables to grab, may fully enter the property, carefully selects items, and departs via the entry point or through a side door. Small electronics, wallets, and jewelry appear to be target items.

An additional residential burglary occured just before the week in question, and included the suspect reaching through an open window and removing jewelry and a wallet from a nearby desk.

Authorities urge residents to protect themselves by: