MOORESTOWN, NJ — Moorestown residents interrupted a burglary in their own home Sunday night, police said on Monday.
Homeowners on the 800 block of New Albany Road came home at about 8:50 p.m. Sunday night and surprised a burglar they found in their home, according to Moorestown police.
The burglar had forced their way into the home through a sliding glass door on the second floor, police said.
After being discovered by the homeowners, they escaped out the same door they had forced open, police said.
The burglar had rummaged through four bedrooms and stole jewelry of undetermined value, police said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Moorestown Police Detectives at 856-914-3092 or email@example.com.
Residents who see suspicious activity are asked to call police at 856-234-8300. Anyone who sees a crime in process should call 911.
Anyone who is going away and wishes to schedule a house check can do so through the police section of the township website.
The Moorestown and Mount Laurel police departments put together the following list of burglary tips:
Make your home look occupied, and make it difficult to break in.
• Lock all outside doors and windows before you leave the house or go to bed. Even if it is for a short time, lock your doors.
• Leave lights on when you go out. If you are going to be away for a length of time, connect some lamps to automatic timers to turn them on in the evening and off during the day.
• Keep your garage door closed and…