La Crosse, Wisconsin (WXOW) - The La Crosse Police Department has seen an increase in apartment and house burglaries in the neighborhoods between the University of La Crosse and Western Technical College campus.
Police say the suspects are breaking in during the late afternoon and early evening hours and taking TV's and other electronics.
Officers are reminding everyone to keep their doors locked and report any suspicious activity.
Police say most home burglars are young amateurs looking for an easy target.
General Safety guidelines should be:
Anyone with information regarding an incident can contact the La Crosse Police Department at 608-785-5962. Callers can also remain anonymous by calling the La Crosse Area Crime Stoppers at 784-8477 or text laxtips at Crimes (274-637)' or online at www.lacrossecrimestoppers.com. Callers to Crime Stoppers can be eligible for rewards of up to $1,000.
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