Police warn Tenafly residents after series of burglaries

November 8, 2011 4:18:25 AM PST
Police in New Jersey are warning residents to be alert after a series of break ins in Tenafly.

At least six homes have been robbed in the last four weeks.

Investigators say the thieves enter through doors and windows when no one is home.

Authorities say the thieves ring the doorbell and ask for directions if anyone is home. If not, they find a way inside.

Police have put extra officers on patrol since the surge in burglaries.