Thieves target Mission Hill apartments; police urge residents to lock their windows
Boston Police report five break-ins on Mission Hill between Thursday and Monday - several with no evidence of forced entry.
Apartments on Wensley, Cherokee and Calumet streets and on the 800 block of Huntington Avenue were entered, with electronics, flat-screen TVs and laptops taken, police say. On Monday afternoon, somebody pried open the door to a storage room at the Tobin Community Center, 1481 Tremont St., making off with 15 new baseball gloves and a 42-inch flat-screen TV.
Among police tips:
Lock your windows especially those that are easily accessible to unwanted intruders. Windows on the first floor or basement levels should always be locked.