It is the time of year — the holiday season — that house breaks and car breaks pick up, said Det. Tim Cassidy.
The Swampscott Police Department asks residents to report any suspicious activity that they may see around their homes and their neighbor’s homes.
"Over the past few weeks we have had a number of house breaks in the Burrill Street/Pine Street area and car breaks in the Dennison Avenue area of town," the detective said.
Police also remind residents to secure their cars and leave nothing in view, and to leave a light on in their home, secure doors and windows and alert neighbors if they are going to be away.
"If you see anything suspicious please don’t hesitate to call the police department at 781-595-1111," the detective said.
This information was provided by Swampscott police