Police are asking for the public’s help after a spate of house break-ins in Easthampton and Southampton. The thieves are breaking down doors during the day and quickly making off with electronics. Break-ins have occurred on Torrey Street, Hendrick Street, Pomeroy Meadow and College Highway. People are being asked to jot down license plate numbers and to report any suspicious activity.
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