SAN MATEO (KRON) — Police are investigating a spike in auto burglaries in San Mateo.
Officers say there was a rise in automotive break-ins within the Baywood, Aragon and Bridgepointe neighborhoods in current weeks.
The burglaries are occurring in residential neighborhoods within the night and within the early morning hours.
In some situations, victims are reporting the automobiles have been locked, and there have been no indicators of pressured entry.
Police say burglars could also be utilizing an digital system to unlock automobiles with wi-fi entry.
This know-how has been used over the previous few years, based on the Police Division.
The units mimic the sign emitted by keys and open car doorways with a click on of a button.
Police stated there’s not but proof the know-how is being utilized in San Mateo, however the Police Division needs to inform the general public about non-conventional strategies thieves might use.