Lakewood Police Warn Of Group Of Shabbos Thieves


Police are warning Lakwood residents of a possible ring of robbers operating in the area.

Fifteen homes were burglarized in the Regent/ Hollywood neighborhood last Friday night, police say. The previous Friday night, homes by Glen Avenue were targeted.

The police shared that the group targets a different neighborhood every Friday night. The thieves mostly enter through unlocked windows and search for for cash, wallets and jewelry on the first floor of occupied homes.

The police suspect that the group is aware that many surveillance cameras are off on Shabbos and that people usually don’t call the police on Shabbos.

Please be careful to lock all windows Friday night and every night.



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