Burglaries in Silver Lake and Echo Park are on the rise, Los Angeles police said Wednesday.
In Silver Lake, eight burglaries, including three garage break-ins, have been reported since Sept. 15, Los Angeles police said.
In Echo Park, six burglaries in which crooks came through open windows, half during the daytime, have been reported since Sept. 15, with the favored loot being cash, jewelry and easy-to-carry electronics, police said.
Three of the nighttime burglaries were in the 800 and 900 blocks of East Kensington Road, police said.
Police arrested a suspect in four burglaries Sept. 20, but at least four more have occurred in the area since then, police said.