A string of home invasions prompt an area police department to issue a warning.
Portales police say they have increased patrols at night and officers are making contact with people out after midnight in order to help curb the problem.
But they also are encouraging residents to stay vigilant.
There is a lot homeowners can do to deter burglars and keep their homes safe.
Here are a few tips you can follow.
*Do Not Give out Information about yourself or your household to strangers.
*If your home needs repair work, use repair people you know or get refernces from family and friends.
*Do not let strangers have access to home for any reason.
*Report suspicious activity to police.
*Lock all doors and windows.
*Invest in alarm system.
*Use motion detector lights.
*Form a Neighborhood Watch.
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