MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee police say there's been an uptick in reported burglaries citywide, where criminals gained entry to homes by pushing in window air conditioning units. MPD has planned a news conference to discuss crime prevention Wednesday, September 12th.
Police say criminals have entered homes by pushing in window air conditioning units even on second-story windows.
Also, as fall approaches and the temperatures cool, homeowners may leave windows open, which creates another opportunity for a burglar.
MPD have released the following tips to help curb these burglaries:
Police ask anyone noticing any suspicious activity in the neighborhood to call MPD at (414) 933-4444.