Riverhead Police are looking for two suspects wanted in connection with three daytime residential burglaries in Riverhead yesterday.
Homeowners on Joyce Drive, Merritts Pond Road and Ackerly Street reported burglaries at their unoccupied residences yesterday, police said in a press release early this morning.
Burglars removed jewelry and assorted items from each of the residences, police said. They entered two of the homes through unlocked rear sliding glass doors and forcibly entered a side door at the third residence, police said.
A surveillance camera at a residence near the burglarized home on Joyce Drive captured images of an unknown man and woman walking in the area at approximately 11:30 a.m. yesterday.
A resident near the burglarized home on Merritts Pond Road told police that at approximately 1:30 p.m. yesterday, a man and a woman knocked on their door and told the homeowner they were looking for a lost dog. The description of those individuals appeared to fit the people captured on surveillance camera images on Joyce Drive, police said.
Police said the female suspect is described as approximately 30 years old, white or light-skinned Hispanic, wearing blue jeans, black sneakers, a pullover dark-colored hooded sweatshirt, a light-colored knit hat, light-colored gloves and a light-colored scarf which was covering her face.
Police said the male suspect is described as white or light- skinned Hispanic in his 20s, wearing blue jeans, tan boots, a black zip-up hooded sweatshirt, a dark-colored hat, dark-colored gloves and a dark-colored scarf which also was covering his face.
Riverhead police are asking anyone with information regarding the matter contact the police department at 631-727-4500 ext. 633.
Residents should take measures to secure their homes, communicate with neighbors and contact police about any suspicious activity, police said.
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