Burglaries on rise in Carmel

Carmel Police are warning residents about an increase in burglaries in the city. The city has received reports of at least 17 burglaries since June 1, including four over the July 4 holiday. In many of the burglaries, intruders knocked on the front door before breaking into unoccupied homes. If somebody answered the door, the suspects claimed to be selling magazines or looking for a lost pet.

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