A burglar shattered a rear glass door to get inside a home and steal a safe from the master bedroom, according to a Manhattan Beach Police Department report.
The incident occurred in the 1700 block of Curtis Ave. sometime between 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 1 and 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 2.
In three other recent residential burglaries, unlocked and open doors appear to be the entry points for burglars. Within a 30-minute time frame from when he left his garage door open to when he entered his garage from a door inside the home, a resident in the 2800 block of Elm Ave. encountered a male he didn't know looking into an unlocked vehicle in the garage. This incident happened on Saturday, Jan. 4 between 7 and 7:30 a.m.
An unlocked garage in the 200 block of First St. was hit by a burglar who stole three TVs, a gas fryer and a blower sometime between 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 28 and noon on Monday, Jan. 6, according to a police report.
And on Friday, Jan 3., a burglar stole money, computer equipment and a personal identification from a residence in the 400 block of Altura Way sometime between 2 and 7 p.m. Police report that the burglar may have entered the home through an unlocked door.