Huntington Beach Police offer advice to home owners after a spree of burglaries in the area
Tips for homeowners to prevent being targeted include:
Lock all windows, doors and gates when leaving home
Turn on all exterior and porch lights
Don’t post on social media that you are not home
Consider installing an alarm system with audible warnings
Consider storing valuables in safe deposit boxes or other secure locations besides your home
Most importantly, police say if you spot a suspicious vehicle or person, it’s best to immediately report it.