WESTBOROUGH – The Westborough Police Department have been dealing with a rash of both residential and commercial break-ins since the New Year.
Officers responded on Jan. 2 to Sachi Japanese Restaurant on Union Street for the report of a break-in. In a release, police said the restaurant was “ransacked,” and an undetermined amount of cash was stolen.
The next day on Jan. 3, officers responded to RK Speedway Plaza on Turnpike Road for reported break-ins at True Salon and Deluxe Spa and Nails. According to police, they determined that cash was stolen from one of the businesses.
Westborough police are also dealing with two residential break-ins.
Police said the incidents took place on Charlestown Meadows Drive over this same period of time.
According to the release, a suspect entered the residence and stole cash and personal property. No one had been home at the time, officers said, and the residents were staying in another location as repairs were being made.
On Jan. 4, Westborough police responded to the neighborhood for another reported break-in. The homeowners had returned from vacation and said their belongings had been rummaged through, police said.
The Westborough Police Department has increased its patrols in these areas. If anyone has information regarding these incidents, they are urged to contact Westborough detectives at 508-475-4250.