Police: Rash of home break-ins hits St. Mark's Area

A rash of home break-ins near St. Marks Parish and the Shawmut MBTA station has prompted a warning from Boston Police today.

According to a statement from BPD, "at least four victims" have reported early morning break-ins that happened with residents at home. No property was taken in the four incidents, according to police, who described a common suspect: a thin black man, dressed in black, about 5'8" to 5'10".

Anyone with information regarding the circumstances surrounding these incidents is urged to contact Area C-11 Detectives at 617-343-4581.

In their advisory, police advised residents "to make sure all windows and doors of the home are locked and secured at night" and to call 911 before entering your home ifs you notice anything amiss, such as a slit screen or open door.

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