New Canaan police investigating two burglaries


NEW CANAAN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Canaan police investigating two burglaries where jewelry and other items were taken on Wednesday afternoon.

According to police, the first burglary occurred on Birchwood Avenue at 12:19 p.m. The homeowner was alerted by his video surveillance system that a person was at his house.

The surveillance video showed two suspects breaking into the home through a rear door. The homeowner immediately called police.

new canaan burglar New Canaan police investigating two burglaries

Officers were unable to arrest the suspects who git away in a white four door Subaru Impreza Hatchback, older model 2000-2007 which is missing a front license plate.

In the second incident, the suspects entered the home  through an unlocked door on Old Norwalk Road at 2:18 p.m.

The New Canaan Police Department encourages all residents to set alarms, lock doors and install security cameras. Police are asking residents to report any suspicious activity.

If you have any information on either burglary, you are asked to contact Officer Patten at (203) 594-3520.

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