Long Beach police were investigating two home burglaries and another attempted one-night burglary in the east and north parts of town on Saturday.
At approximately 8:20 p.m. Friday, officers responded to the 5500 block of El Jardin Street in East Long Beach, police officials said on Twitter. A woman said she saw three male suspects in her garden who fled before officers arrived and did not break into the house.
Then at 9:41 p.m., officers responded to the 5600 block of El Parque Street, also in East Long Beach, where a burglary had occurred in the last half hour. The suspects broke a sliding door, entered the house and stole
jewelry, police said.
Then at 9:52 p.m., officers responded to the 4200 block of Country Club Drive in North Long Beach where suspects forced open a door to enter a home and steal jewelry.
Officers were working with details of the burglary on the investigation and high-visibility patrols were promised for Saturday evening.
The LBPD offered safety tips for residents, including good locks, burglar alarms and home monitoring systems and monitoring suspicious people knocking on doors.
Residents were reminded to call 911 in an emergency and 562-435-6711 to report any suspicious activity in their home or neighborhood.