Possible burglary ring targeting Atlanta luxury homes

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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - Homeowners successful Marietta accidental they’re acrophobic astir a imaginable burglary ringing targeting luxury homes successful their community.

One mates installed 10 Ring doorbell cameras aft their next-door neighbour was robbed and their location burglarized. A mates of weeks later, that mates saw 2 men walking up to the broadside of their location precocious astatine nighttime dressed successful each achromatic and wearing masks connected their cameras. The homeowner frightened the suspects distant by speaking to them done the camera and microphone system.

“At first, we thought it was the cops due to the fact that they were IN each black. But past we saw they had the backpacks and the achromatic look disguise and I told my hubby arsenic soon arsenic I saw him,” said the homeowner, who did not privation to beryllium identified.

“We knew it was idiosyncratic trying to interruption in. So that was scary. We’re conscionable gladsome they ran away,” she added.

Some different neighbors weren’t truthful lucky. Several radical person had their homes breached into, according to Marietta police. Police reports amusement tens of thousands of dollars worthy of jewelry and guns person been taken from respective homes.

“This is simply a precise blase ringing of organized criminals that are going into homes specifically targeting those homes, they look to cognize successful beforehand who volition beryllium gone,” said Officer Charles McPhilamy with the Marietta Police.

Police accidental they deliberation a ringing of burglars whitethorn beryllium liable arsenic they are seeing the suspected criminals utilizing a akin method to burglarize homes successful Marietta, surrounding Cobb County, and besides astatine homes successful Gwinnett and DeKalb counties.

“In these attempts, the suspects participate the backmost of a home, ne'er done the front, it’s ever during the evening hours,” McPhilamy said. “They’re targeting specifically jewelry, and successful a mates of cases guns. In respective cases, they’ve taken the conveyance of that homeowner arsenic a mode to get away.”

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